In the August 3, 2017, issue of the Eugene Weekly, reporter Ted Taylor writes:
The first public debate on the proposal to establish an Office of Independent City Auditor did not go well for the opposition.
On July 29, the “trans-partisan” political group Our Revolution Lane County heard arguments from chief petitioner Bonny Bettman McCornack and opponent Chris Wig, and at the end of the debate voted 36-5 to endorse the measure. Our Revolution is a local chapter of a national group that arose from the 2016 Bernie Sanders presidential campaign.
Wig is chairman of the Democratic Party of Lane County, but represented himself as a “concerned citizen.” The DPLC has not yet taken a position on the proposal, which is now gathering signatures to go on the ballot next May. …