Wheeler, Metsger in tight Oregon treasurer's race, poll shows

Jeff Mapes, Oregonian:

Appointed Oregon Treasurer Ted Wheeler leads state Sen. Rick Metsger in the race for the Democratic nomination for treasurer, according to a new poll by Tim Hibbitts. But nearly half of the voters say they are undecided.

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    I find it somewhat remarkable that one of the few statewide races has so many undecideds. Of course that means that most voters don't know who either candidate is, nor what the position is. My guess is that this favors Ted because of the 100%? newspaper endorsements and because he has a few more ads on TV.

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