Politics & Government
12:01 pm
Sat July 19, 2014

Oregon Governor's Race: The First Debate

GOP challenger Dennis Richardson (left) and incumbent Democratic Governor John Kitzhaber debated in Salem Friday.
GOP challenger Dennis Richardson (left) and incumbent Democratic Governor John Kitzhaber debated in Salem Friday.
Credit Michael Clapp/OPB.

The first gubernatorial debate of the 2014 general election between incumbent Democrat John Kitzhaber and Republican State Representative Dennis Richardson took place July 18, 2014 at the Salem Convention Center. It was sponsored by the Oregon Newspaper Publishers Association.