Editorial: Bulletin endorsements

Published May 18, 2014 at 12:01AM

Below are The Bulletin’s endorsements for this week’s primary election. The editorial board interviews candidates only in contested races.

Ballots must be returned to county clerks’ offices by 8 p.m. Tuesday. 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

• Lake Chinook Fire and Rescue District bond: Yes