By M. Stein–
Like many other Oregonians, I’ve been frustrated with the problems our state faces as well as the lack of effective plans to address them. I see the dysfunction and inability of local elected officials to make meaningful headway on issues I care about because of the political machine that drives them. That machine runs on cash and is driven by the same insiders and operatives — on both sides of the aisle — that have been calling the shots for decades.
When I saw that Patrick Starnes’ main plank in running for governor was campaign finance reform, I was intrigued. Starnes understands that a candidate beholden to special interests cannot put their constituents first…
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