State Senate candidate Monte Akers enjoys deep community support
Akers has strong support of nearly all former Hillsboro state legislators
HILLSBORO, Ore—State Senate candidate Monte Akers announced today that his campaign has secured the endorsements of former state Reps. Shawn Lindsey, Katie Eyre and Derrick Kitts and former state Sens. Bruce Starr and Charles Starr. In addition to Akers’ strong legislative support, his campaign has also secured the endorsement of Hillsboro Mayor Steve Callaway.
“I am humbled by the community’s unified show of support for my campaign,” Akers said. “I will work hard and I will not let down my supporters.”
Akers served on the Hillsboro School Board from 2011 to 2017 and is active in the local community.
“Monte is well positioned to hit the ground running in Salem. Monte has the intellect and experience to represent the diversity of Senate District 15,” stated former state senator and Akers supporter Bruce Starr who represented the state Senate seat from 2003 to 2015.
Akers plans to have a campaign kick-off event in the upcoming weeks.
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