Allen Alley has entered the race for Oregon Governor in 2010. Current Governor Ted Kulongoski is barred by term limits to run again in 2010.
Alley, 54 years old, moved to Oregon in 1992 and later founded Pixelworks, a firm that supplies microchips for the display industry.
Allen Alley, a Republican, was a Deputy Chief of Staff for Governor Kulongoski prior to running for Oregon State Treasurer. In last year's Treasurer's race Alley lost by six percentage points to Democrat Ben Westlund.