Below are The Bulletin’s endorsements for the Nov. 6 election. The editorial board interviews candidates only in contested races.

Ballots must be returned to county clerks’ offices by 8 p.m. on Election Day. To read the endorsements, go to


• President: Mitt Romney

• Representative District 2: Greg Walden


• Secretary of State: Knute Buehler

• Treasurer: Ted Wheeler

• Attorney General: Ellen Rosenblum

• Labor Commissioner: Bruce Starr

• Supreme Court Justice: Nena Cook

• Court of Appeals Judge: Tim Volpert

• State Senate District 27: Tim Knopp

• State Representative District 54: Jason Conger

• State Representative District 55: Mike McLane

• State Representative District 59: John Huffman

• Measure 77, disaster declaration: Yes

• Measure 78, grammatical changes: Yes

• Measure 79, prohibit real estate transfer tax: No

• Measure 80, legalize marijuana: No

• Measure 81, prohibit gillnets: No

• Measure 82, permit casinos: No

• Measure 83, permit Wood Village casino: No

• Measure 84, phase out estate tax: Yes

• Measure 85, redirect corporate kicker: No

Crook County

• County Judge/administrator: Mike McCabe

• Prineville City Council: Jason Beebe, Jason Carr, Gail Merritt

Deschutes County

• Deschutes County Circuit Court Judge: Beth Bagley

• Deschutes County Commissioner: Alan Unger

• Bend City Council Seat 1: Victor Chudowsky

• Bend City Council Seat 2: Ed McCoy

• Bend City Council Seat 3: Kathie Eckman

• Bend City Council Seat 4: Jim Clinton

• Bend Park & Recreation District bond: Yes

• Redmond City Council: Joseph Centanni, Anne Graham, Camden King

• Sisters City Council: Catherine Childress, Lon Kellstrom, McKibben Womack,

• Sisters annexation: Yes

• La Pine Mayor: Ken Mulenex

Jefferson County

• Madras pool bond: Yes