Milwaukie Mayor Mark Gamba and Portland City Commissioner Steve Novick endorsed presidential candidate Bernie Sanders Saturday during the campaign’s downtown Portland rally.
Gamba and Novick were among more than a dozen officials and others who spoke at the Pioneer Courthouse Square rally before a crowd of several hundred people who waved signs and cheered.
“Bernie Sanders is the first presidential candidate in my 56 years that has spoken truth regarding the widening disparity between the ultra wealthy and everyone else and the fact that they are no longer taxed accordingly,” Gamba told the cheering crowd.
Novick said he has long been a fan of Bernie Sanders.
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