In the wake of revelations about Congressman David Wu’s mental health, poll numbers show the incumbent in trouble for re-election. A recent Survey USA poll illustrates his problem. Some of the findings:
In the sample, 52% voted for Democrat David Wu, 38% for Rob Cornilles, and 1% for Constitution Party candidate Don LaMunyon.
The Pacific Green Party of Oregon didn’t run any statewide candidates in 2010, so it can only be on the ballot in 2012 if it gets its registration up to one-half of 1% of the state total by mid-2012. Just prior to the 2010 election, one-half of 1% was 10,332 registrants, and at that time the Pacific Green Party had 8,710 registrants.… Read more ...
This February, legislation will be introduced Salem that would change the definition of “applicant” for removal-fill permits. If passed, this bill will fast-track the permitting process for the Pacific Connector Gas Pipeline by allowing companies to apply for permits on landowners’ property without their knowledge or consent.… Read more ...
Jeff Mapes of The Oregonian provides some interesting news from the recent Pacific Green nominating convention in Oregon:
The Greens met in Portland on Saturday and discussed having Eugene resident Candy Neville run for governor. Instead, it was decided that a “US Senate run was best for her,” according the minutes of the meeting.
The Oregon Pacific Green Party will hold its final nominating convention of 2010 on Saturday 31 July at the Metanoia Peace House in Portland, where the party will nominate candidates for elected office, including US Senate. Details can be found on facebook.