Anti-tax activist Bill Sizemore seeks GOP nod for Oregon governor

Anti-tax activist Bill Sizemore entered the race for Oregon governor on Monday, marking his third attempt at Oregon’s top job.

Sizemore, 70, was the Republican Party nominee for governor in 1998 and announced a campaign in 2009 before he was indicted on tax evasion charges. He told the Oregon Capital Chronicle he decided after looking around the crowded Republican primary field that nobody in the race had a shot at winning in the fall.

Sizemore said Sandy Mayor Stan Pulliam’s “stumble” last week forced his hand. The Portland alt-weekly Willamette Week reported on Pulliam’s participation in a Facebook group for “swingers,” or couples who engage . . .