Tootie Smith exploring run for U.S. Congress (CD-5)

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by NW Spotlight

Jeff Mapes at the Oregonian is reporting that Clackamas County Commissioner Tootie Smith, a Republican, has announced that she will be exploring a run for Oregon’s Fifth Congressional District (CD-5) for the seat currently held by U.S. Rep. Kurt Schrader (D).

Tootie was elected as a Clackamas County Commissioner last November, and she has previously served in the Oregon State Legislature as a State Representative, from 2001-2005.