Big Governor Race Update: Bill Sizemore in, Shields and Walden out.

There have been three major developments in the wide-open Governor’s race this in the past 10 days. Taxpayer advocate Bill Sizemore announced, to great surprise, his run and filed the paperwork (story here). On the Democratic side, former Hewlett-Packard executive Steve Shields dropped out fo the race due to lackluster fundraising (story here). Last week, Congressman Greg Walden announced that he is not running for Governor as he this week filed the paperwork for his House seat again. A few weeks before that, Senator Jason Atkinson announced his departure from running again for Governor which now leaves Allen Alley, John Lim and Bill Sizemore as the lead GOP contenders. (story here).

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