Dennis Richardson

Oregon Governor's Race
3:58 pm
Wed July 24, 2013

GOP State Rep. Enters Oregon Governor's Race

Chris Lehman Northwest News Network

Originally published on Wed July 24, 2013 3:05 pm

A long-time Republican state lawmaker known for his colorful floor speeches says he's running for Oregon governor in 2014. Dennis Richardson kicked off his campaign Wednesday with a series of rallies around the state.

Richardson has served more than a decade in the Oregon House. He's been the Republican point-person on budget issues and is an outspoken critic of the state's public pension system. He's a father of nine and comes from the Medford area.

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