Pro-Tax Increase Forces Appear To Have Momentum

The Salem Statesman Journal (1/22, Law) reports, “With only one week to go in the election, momentum clearly has shifted to supporters, who have raised far more dollars and mobilized countless more volunteers.” The Statesman Journal continues, “Opponents apparently were caught flat-footed by the sudden surge of voter support after most political analysts dismissed the measure’s chances of passage. . Supporters aren’t going to be complacent about the opposition’s weak fund raising, insisted Patty Wentz, Yes on 28 spokeswoman. She expects opponents could get a quick money injection from conservative Aloha businessman Loren Parks or the national Citizens for a Sound Economy.”