Portland, Oregon 2021-09-27 10:26:02 –
Portland, Oregon (KOIN)-Tobias Read, Oregon Treasury Secretary, officially participated in the Governor’s election.
Reed’s office announced Monday morning that he would be a candidate for governor in the 2022 Democratic primary.
“I’m running for governor because I believe we need steady leadership to help us move.
Let’s go beyond this pandemic and start building a better future, “Reed said in a press release.
Among other topics, Read’s platform focuses on vaccines, education and climate change. If elected governor, Reed’s office said it would like to make pre-kindergarten care available to all children in the state and increase investment in green energy.
Reed was elected to the State Treasurer in 2016 and 2020. He previously represented District 27 (Beaverton Region) from 2007 to 2016 in the Oregon House of Representatives.
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