Betsy in the News

Jan 20, 2022
La Grande Observer: Oregon political season heats up, with diverse support for Johnson

Former Democratic state senator, running as an unaffiliated candidate for governor, has picked up endorsements from 15 Republican legislators and 11 Democrats Read More

Jan 10, 2022
Democrats and Republicans Unite Behind Betsy Johnson

A growing coalition of former elected officials Read More

Jan 7, 2022
Lars Larson interview with Nigel Jaquiss of Willamette Week

This week, Lars Larson spoke with Nigel Jaquiss Read More

Jan 5, 2022
Willamette Week: Betsy Johnson Says She’s an Alternative to Partisanship Run Amok

Former state Sen. Betsy Johnson left the Legislature on Dec. 15 to try to do something no woman in America has ever done: win election as governor while running as a nonaffiliated candidate. Read More

Dec 28, 2021
Gerry Frank Endorses Betsy Johnson for Governor

Gerry is an Oregon treasure. A fourth generation Read More

Dec 17, 2021
Betsy Johnson resigns as state senator | St. Helens Chronicle

During the Rainier Chamber of Commerce meeting Wednesday, Dec. 15, Rainier Mayor Jerry Cole presented Sen. Betsy Johnson with a plaque honoring her 20 years of service to the people of Rainier in the Oregon Legislature. Read More

Dec 17, 2021
Johnson receives Buehler endorsement | Ballotpedia News

Betsy Johnson, running as independent, receives Knute Buehler’s endorsement for Oregon governor Read More

Dec 16, 2021
Knute Buehler Wants Betsy Johnson to Be Governor—and He’s Wooing Other Big Donors | Willamette Week

The former GOP nominee for governor is directing his PAC money and fundraising ability toward the independent candidate. Read More

Dec 14, 2021
Betsy Johnson to Step Down from Oregon State Senate

In a video message to her constituents, the veteran lawmaker says “Northwest Oregon deserves a full time Senator and running for Governor is a full-time job” Read More

Dec 13, 2021
Johnson pitches centrist message to farmers

REDMOND — If she’s elected Oregon’s Read More