Friday, August 11, 2006

Oregon: Ben Westlund folds...


From The Oregonian: ... Westlund told reporters he dropped his bid after concluding that he couldn't win, and would just be a spoiler in the November election, expected to be among the nation's most competitive gubernatorial races.... [more] And, read Ben Westlund's statement and Gov. Ted Kuglongoski's statement from the Salem Statesman Journal...

1 comment:

Kevin said...

I am disappointed, although I don't begrudge Ben this decision.

As an Oregonian I now have to choose who to vote for. My tentative plan is to write-in Ben anyway. However I think I'll need to more fully investigate the third-party offerings before making a final decision.