Bend area state Representative Knute Buehler no sooner announced his intentions to run against incumbent democratic governor Kate Brown that critics started telling the news media, and anyone else who would listen, that Buehler doesn’t have much of a chance of beating Brown in 2018.
But Buehler, a confirmed moderate Republican, has a habit of winning arguments and debates – although not lately with the State Ethics Commission. The Commission determined that Buehler failed to list all his income in his latest financial disclosure form with the commission. They found him out of compliance but didn’t fine him which raised a few eyebrows in Salem.
At any rate, here’s the latest on Bend’s favorite moderate republican. Click here.