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Below are The Bulletin’s endorsements for the May 20 primary election. The editorial board interviews candidates only in contested races.
Ballots were mailed May 1 and must be returned to county clerks’ offices by 8 p.m. on Election Day. To read the endorsements, please go to www.bendbulletin.com/endorsements.
• Democratic nomination: Jeff Merkley
• Republican nomination: Jason Conger
House District 2
• Democratic nomination: Aelea Christofferson
• Republican nomination: Greg Walden
• Democratic nomination: John Kitzhaber
• Republican nomination: Dennis Richardson
House District 59
• Republican nomination: John Huffman
• Circuit Court judge: Randy Miller
• County commissioner, seat 1: Tony DeBone
• District attorney: Patrick Flaherty
• Bend fire levy, Measures 9-97 and 9-98: Yes
• County commissioner, position 2: Seth Crawford
• Making commissioner officers nonpartisan, Measure 7-62: Yes
• County commissioner, position 1: Tom Brown
• County commissioner, position 2: Mike Ahern