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Kristof attorneys argue Yamhill has always been home for the gubernatorial candidate

Nick Kristof (right), Democrat running for Oregon governor, is being questioned about whether he has lived in the state long enough to qualify for office. (Ron Cooper/Oregon Capital Chronicle)

Home is where the heart is – or at least that’s what Nick Kristof and his lawyers are arguing as they attempt to assuage doubts that the New York Times columnist turned Yamhill farmer has lived in Oregon long enough to be eligible to run for governor. 

The Oregon Secretary of State’s office gave Kristof until Monday to provide more proof that he became an Oregon resident no later than November 2019, three years before the November 2022 general election . . .