The Oregon Cattlemen’s Association Board of Directors has voted to endorse Christine Drazan for Governor. Like most Oregonians, our members see that the state is headed in the wrong direction and the only way to improve the environment for our ranching families and small businesses is to change the political dynamic in Salem. Christine Drazan has a strong voting record of standing up for our values and leading in Oregon. We believe she provides the best opportunity for putting Oregon back on track and supporting our rural and agricultural communities.
Our board also acknowledges that this wasn’t an easy decision; this year’s ballot features more than one candidate who has been a strong advocate for ranching in Oregon. We want to recognize Betsy Johnson for her dedication to OCA and our members during her time in the legislature.
We believe this is the type of election that calls for us to take a position as an organization; it is important to stand up for what we believe in, take ownership, and show leadership – the same qualities we expect in Oregon’s next Governor. The Board expresses its appreciation to the membership and urges every voter to participate in this year’s critical election.