Kulongoski backs Hales in PDX mayor's race
Portland mayoral candidate Charlie Hales has landed an endorsement from one of Oregon’s biggest political players.
Former Gov. Ted Kulongoski has backed Hales, a former city commissioner, in November’s general election. Hales is running against State Rep. Jefferson Smith, a Democrat who serves East Portland.
“Portland is a great city,” Kulongoski said in a statement released by Hales’ campaign Tuesday morning. “The Portland mayor is next only to the governor in fostering economic development…
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Posted on Sept. 04, 2012
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