The long season of endorsement announcements has begun - especially where there are contested primaries.
Over the weekend, the Multnomah County Democrats announced their controversial picks in statewide, legislative, and local races.
This morning brings news that
all four four of the five statewide office-holders have endorsed Governor Ted Kulongoski for re-election - including Labor Commissioner Dan Gardner, Superintendent of Public Instruction Susan Castillo, Treasurer Randall Edwards, and Attorney General Hardy Myers.
(Update: Secretary of State Bill Bradbury has announced that he is not making any endorsements this year - given his role in enforcing election law.)
(Editor's note: Here at BlueOregon, we'll do our best to provide coverage, but don't expect a comprehensive catalogue or announcement of every endorsement from every community group in every race.)