Former Oregon gubernatorial candidate considering run for Secretary of State

Dennis RichardsonCentral Point, Ore. —¬†Central Point Republican and former gubernatorial candidate Dennis Richardson is considering a run for Secretary of State.

Richardson tells NBC5 News that he sees no change and no accountability in what he calls a waste of public money and is looking for transparency in government.

He’s in the exploratory stage now and says he’ll make a decision in the coming weeks.

Lane County Commissioner Sid Leiken, has already announced his decision to run for the position, as have three democrats — former House Majority leader Val Hoyle, Labor Commissioner Brad Avakian and State Senator Richard Devlin.

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