For Immediate Release: September 26, 2019
Contact: Rob Raschio: (541) 240-2880

Rob Raschio Receives Early Endorsements from Six High Ranking Judges,
Grant and Harney County Commissioners in Campaign

JOHN DAY—Rob Raschio, local attorney and candidate for Circuit Court Judge in Oregon’s 24th Judicial District announces endorsements for his candidacy from six reputable, high ranking judges across Oregon including judges from the Oregon Supreme Court and Court of Appeals, as well as Grant and Harney County Commissioners.

“As I’ve gotten to know Rob over the last several years, he’s has become a resource for discussing alternatives when I have been faced with complex or difficult decisions. This ability will serve him well as judge and he has my full support,” said Mark Owens, Harney County Commissioner.

Rebecca Duncan, Associate Justice of the Oregon Supreme Court, endorsed Raschio saying, “I am pleased to endorse Rob Raschio for circuit court judge.  He has the experience and integrity to serve the citizens of Grant and Harney Counties well as their next judge.”

“I’ve known Rob for over a decade.  He’s a knowledgeable, talented attorney, and a well-respected leader in his field.  He would make an outstanding judge, serving the citizens of the 24th judicial district with integrity, professionalism, and wisdom. I am pleased to support him in his campaign.” Said the Hon. Bronson James, Oregon Court of Appeals.

“In working with Rob, I know that his knowledge of the law, combined with his caring and thoughtful approach to decision-making, is exactly what citizens deserve in a circuit court judge,” said Hon. Karen Ostrye, seventh judicial district.

Honorable Judge John Olson, from Oregon’s seventh judicial district, endorsed Rob the day he announced his candidacy. “Serving as judge is no easy task. It requires thoughtfulness, integrity, accountability—and a strong knowledge of the law. After practicing with him for years, I am certain Rob is beyond qualified to serve in this capacity.”

“We need a judge like Rob Raschio in Eastern Oregon. A lawyer with impeccable credentials who understands our values and will act fairly and with integrity in his decision-making,” said Hon. Wes Williams, 10th judicial district in La Grande.

“Rob has extensive experience as an attorney and always provides a fair and balanced approach to applying the law and representing his clients, “ Hon. Judge John Wolf, seventh judicial district. “He will bring this same work ethic to the bench.”

Raschio also has endorsements from trusted community leaders and county commissioners, Sam Palmer. “Rob is committed to listening to all sides and seeing all angles of an issue in order to find the best solution,” said Sam Palmer, Grant County Commissioner. “He is firm, but fair, thoughtful, but decisive. He will lead from the bench with that same temperament.”

Raschio announced his candidacy for circuit court on September 9. He has received dozens of other endorsements from community members, local leaders and other experienced legal professionals which are available to view on his website