(The following was published yesterday and the Oregon Progressive Party’s website.)
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The ballot-qualified Progressive Party of Oregon held a nominating convention on August 19, and nominated five congressional candidates, one nominee for state office, and two for partisan county office. The nominee for State Office is Walt Brown, who is running for Treasurer. Brown was also the Socialist Party’s presidential nominee in 2004.
Jeff Mapes, over at The Oregonian’s political blog, made a comprehensive post concerning the latest third party events in Oregon. This includes news of the Constitution Party and Pacific Green Party’s convention, the Progressive Party’s efforts to get on the ballot, and the Independent Party’s endorsements.