OR-Sen: Merkley Pulls Ahead!

A new KATU/SUSA poll has Oregon Senate candidate Jeff Merkley ahead of Republican Gordon Smith 46-41. The last SUSA poll taken from September had Merkley up 44-42, which was within the MOE. Progressive Democrat Jeff Merkley clearly has the momentum going into the final weeks of the campaign. This does NOT mean we can let up on this race, not even for a second. It's more important than ever that we rally behind Jeff and make sure that we have a progressive voice representing all of us in the Senate.

Ballots Drop in 5 Days!!!

Oregon is a vote by mail state and this FRIDAY ballots will be dropping all across the state. The next few weeks are critical to ensuring a strong-willed progressive Democrat is elected to the Senate. We need volunteers calling Oregon families to help spread the message about Merkley. We need volunteers to hit the streets for Merkley to talk face to face to voters about how critical this race is. Please consider volunteering for Jeff. We need your voice and your energy! There are offices all across the state, so if you live in or near any of these towns, we'd love to have your help.

Portland Office
3016 SE Division
Portland, Oregon 97202
Phone: 503-274-4439

Eugene Office
1178 High St
Eugene, OR 97401
Phone: 541-686-3504

Salem Office
250 Liberty Street SE
Salem, OR 97301
Phone: 503-566-8377

Oregon City Office
619 Madison Street
Suite 104
Oregon City, OR 97045
Phone: 503-722-2954

Beaverton Office
14025 SW Farmington Rd
Beaverton, OR 97005
Phone: 503-619-7583

Medford Office
40 S. Central Ave.
Medford, OR 97501
Phone: 541-858-1050

Bend Office
709 NW Wall St.
Bend, OR 97709
Phone: 541-323-2425

Corvallis Office
116 SW 4th St
Corvallis, OR 97339
Phone: 541-504-6330

Medford Office
40 S. Central Avenue
Medford, OR 97501
Phone: 541-494-0114

Pendleton Office
21 SW Frazer
Pendleton, OR 97801
Phone: 541-278-7895

Astoria Office
375 11th St.
Astoria, OR 97103

Gresham Office
1304 E. Powell Blvd
Gresham, OR 97030

We released a new ad!

Jeff Merkley has been an amazing advocate on veterans issues here in Oregon. Merkley fought to pass a bill which provided college education to family members of the fallen which he has pledged to fight for at the federal level. He also pushed through a bill that provided additional financial aid to veterans and passed a personal tax exemption to more National Guards members. Merkley also passed a bill creating incentives for employers to hire veterans. Merkley passed tax incentives for health care providers who participate in the TRICARE program. Merkley is committed to ending the war in Iraq as the next Senator from Oregon and will fight to make sure veterans are taken care of once they return home.

Here's the new ad

Help Us Stay on the Air

Republican Gordon Smith has millions COH and can afford to air ad after ad. We need to stay on the air in these final weeks to help keep the momentum behind Merkley. Please consider donating to Merkley via the MYDD's Road to 60 Act Blue page.

Tags: 2008 elections, Gordon Smith, Jeff Merkley, OR-Sen, Oregon (all tags)



Re: OR-Sen: Merkley Pulls Ahead!

Merkley and Smith are facing off in their final debate tonight in Medford, Oregon at 7pm pt. Live audio will be here:


If you'd like to watch Jeff take on Smith, it will be posted online after the debate ends at 8pm p.t.


Go Merkley!

by Sarah Lane 2008-10-13 03:39PM | 0 recs
Was down at the Gorge this weekend

At Skamania lodge near Hood River and I saw mostly Merkley signs out there.

Good luck tonight, please give us an update tomorrow how Jeff did at the debate!

by WashStateBlue 2008-10-13 03:42PM | 0 recs
Re: Was down at the Gorge this weekend

Jeff was awesome tonight! Last week he clearly won the debate and this week Jeff did even better. I'll have video clips which I will post here tomorrow.

by Sarah Lane 2008-10-13 07:17PM | 0 recs


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