Conger closest in latest polling to Sen. Merkley while name recognition is an issue in several cases

by Rep. Bill Post

Oregon Poll- Too close for comfort::…mfort

"Democrats hold a 3% lead over Republicans on the generic ballot for United States Senate, 45-42%. Senator Jeff Merkley holds leads of 7% and 12% over his respective challengers, Jason Conger and Monica Wheby. In the race for Governor, Democratic incumbent John Kitzhaber holds a narrow 3% lead over Republican challenger Dennis Richardson, 46-43%."