Editorial: Bulletin endorsements

Published May 7, 2014 at 12:01AM

Editor’s note: Please send election-related My Nickel’s Worth and In My View submissions as soon as possible to letters@bendbulletin.com. We will give priority to election submissions, publishing as many as possible before Election Day.

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.

FEDERAL

Senate

• Democratic nomination: Jeff Merkley

• Republican nomination: Jason Conger

House District 2

• Democratic nomination: Aelea Christofferson

• Republican nomination: Greg Walden

STATE

Governor

• Democratic nomination: John Kitzhaber

• Republican nomination: Dennis Richardson

House District 59

• Republican nomination: John Huffman

DESCHUTES COUNTY

• 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

CROOK COUNTY

• County commissioner, position 2: Seth Crawford

• Making commissioner officers nonpartisan, Measure 7-62: Yes

JEFFERSON COUNTY

• County commissioner, position 1: Tom Brown

• County commissioner, position 2: Mike Ahern