Portland Business Alliance board of directors endorses candidates in Metro, Washington County and state races



Portland Business Alliance board of directors endorses candidates in Metro, Washington County and state races

Portland, Ore. – Today, the Portland Business Alliance board of directors announced its endorsement of candidates in a number of races.     

“These candidates have demonstrated a broad understanding of key issues related to job growth and the need to keep this region attractive for employers,” said Sandra McDonough, president and CEO of the Portland Business Alliance. “Throughout the endorsement process, the board has taken a close look at each candidates’ understanding of the decisions that will retain and grow jobs and maintain a high quality of life for everyone. We have concluded that these individuals are committed to those goals at their respective levels of government.” 
  
Endorsements announced by the Alliance board today were: 
  
House of Representatives 
District 26: John Boylston 
District 43: Tawna Sanchez 
District 52: Mark Johnson 
  
Washington County Commission 
Position 3: Roy Rogers 
  
Metro Council 
Position 3: Craig Dirksen 
Position 5: Sam Chase  

Alliance board endorsements are based on a process that includes candidate interviews conducted by its endorsement committee, followed by a vote by the full board. Two-thirds of the board members present must agree before an endorsement is made.

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