State Sen. Betsy Johnson, center, attends the dedication Gerry Frank | Salem Rotary Amphitheater in Riverfront Park on Friday, July 23, 2021. (Ron Cooper/Salem Reporter)
Moderate Democratic state Sen. Betsy Johnson will leave her party and run for governor as an independent, she told supporters Thursday afternoon.
In an email obtained by the Oregon Capital Chronicle, Johnson described herself as offering a . . .