The Oregonian profiled the three candidates in the race, focusing on the base of support for front runners Ken Helm and Brian Tosky:
"Helm and Tosky have also mostly split major endorsements and subsequent contributions from important backers. Helm has been endorsed by the Oregon Education Association, Beaverton Education Association and the Oregon League of Conservation Voters, among others. Oregon Labor Commissioner Brad Avakian and Metro Councilor Kathryn Harrington have also backed him.
"Tosky lists endorsements from the Oregon Business Association, Oregon Stand for Children and the Portland Business Alliance, among others."
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