Bend Man To Run For Oregon Senator

, Posted: Fri, October 11 2013 at 8:31 AM, Updated: Fri, October 11 2013 at 8:33 AM

In Oregon politics, A bend man is challenging senator Jeff Merkley for a seat in the senate.

63 year-old republican sam carpenter has filed with the Oregon Secretary of State to run next year.

Carpenter owns a telephone company in Bend... "Centra-tel." He is the fourth to file for the upcoming position.

Meanwhile, Senator Merkley stated he does plan to seek a second term.

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