Sources close to Senator Jason Atkinson confirm a decision on his possible run for governor is close. Rumors of his run have been floating around Oregon’s political community for some time and now that the Legislative Session is over the Senator has reportedly begun to assemble a team. Atkinson was bolstered by recent polls that show he has strong support even though he has not formally announced or started any kind of campaign.
Senator Atkinson’s entry into the governor’s race raises some interesting questions:
1) What contrast will Atkinson bring to the other candidate(s) in the race rumored of otherwise?
2) How will the decision affect the Alley Campaign? Will he need to walk faster?
3) What advice do you have for either candidate?
4) Who will you be supporting in a primary and why?