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Endorsements 2008

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Oregon League of Conservation Voters
Governor Barbara Roberts
State Representative Jackie Dingfelder
Metro Council President David Bragdon
Clackamas County Commissioner Lynn Peterson
Multnomah County Commissioner Jeff Cogen
Washington County Commissioner Dick Schouten
Mike Houck, Director, Urban Greenspaces Institute
Arlene Kimura, east Portland community activist
Linda Robinson, east Portland community activist
Evan Manvel, former director, Bicycle Transportation Alliance

organizations for identification purposes only

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When he first ran for Metro Council in 2004, Robert Liberty was endorsed by hundreds of individual residents, activists, businesspeople, and concerned citizens.

Read a list of those who endorsed him in 2004. We are busy collecting endorsements for 2008!


Notable Quotables for the 2008 Race

“You have my enthusiastic endorsement for re-election!"

- Governor Barbara Roberts, November 11, 2007

“My husband Tom’s legacy is in safe hands with Robert.”

- Audrey McCall, wife of Governor Tom McCall, fall 2006

“Robert Liberty is an effective hard-working Metro Councilor – I enthusiastically recommend that voters keep him on the job protecting our quality of life and enhancing our region... Serving with Robert Liberty on the Metro Council is like playing on the Yankees with Yogi Berra.”

-Metro Council President David Bragdon, November 2007

“Robert Liberty understands what makes our region great.  He has the passion to defend our shared values and the skills to help us negotiate the challenges we face in the future... He’s also got a fabulous fashion sense!”

-Multnomah County Commissioner Jeff Cogen, November 2007

“Passion, intelligence, hard work and integrity, Robert Liberty – brings it all.”

-Washington County Commissioner Dick Schouten, November 21, 2007

"I'm glad to have Robert as a partner working at the regional level.  He has good ideas about how our region can remain more affordable and he is committed to making sure our public investments are cost-effective."

-Clackamas County Commissioner Lynn Peterson, September 28 2007

“Robert Liberty was the key player in Metro's final decision to better protect fish and wildlife habitat in the Portland metropolitan region. He helped fashion a solution that better protected our most sensitive streams and wildlife habitat by working with his colleagues at Metro and with a variety of stakeholders.”

-Mike Houck, urban park and greenspace advocate November 4, 2007

“I support Robert Liberty for Metro Council because he is inclusive and responsive to the needs of a rapidly changing Portland for all Portlanders.”

-Arlene Kimura, east Portland community activist, October 1, 2007

“I support Robert Liberty for Metro Council.  Recognizing the needs of the older, more densely urbanized portions of the Portland metropolitan area (like the Gateway Regional Center), he worked hard to assure that the recent Metro natural areas bond measure provided "Re-Naturing" opportunities for these areas, too  -- resulting in the Nature in Neighborhoods Capital Grant Program.”

-Linda Robinson, east Portland community activist, October 1, 2007

Quotables from 2004

"...Liberty will bring fresh ideas to the council. He will be a strong leader, expanding both its portfolio and its effectiveness. Liberty is the better choice in this race for Metro Council."

--The Oregonian, August 30, 2004

"Robert Liberty would make a fine Metro Councilor."

--U.S. Congressman Earl Blumenauer

"Robert Liberty has the smarts, the drive and the land use background to be an outstanding Metro Councilor."

--Hector Macpherson, Co-Sponsor Senate Bill 100

"I support Robert Liberty because of his breadth of experience, his dedication, and vision for our community. He would make an exceptional Metro Councilor."

--George Eighmey, Former State Representative, Ladd's Addition, SE Portland

"I've endorsed Robert because he combines practical experience in balancing budgets and meeting payrolls with idealism about our future."

--Jewel Lansing, Former Portland City Auditor


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