09-21-2017  8:49 am      •     
The Wake of Vanport
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NEWS BRIEFS

Tim Burgess Inaugurated as 55th Mayor of Seattle

Burgess, a former radio journalist, served as Seattle City Councilmember from 2008 to 2017 ...

Mobile Mammography Van Comes to Health Fair, Oct. 7

Onsite mammograms, music, food, health information, and fun ...

Humboldt Sewer Repair Project Update: September 15, 2017

Environmental Services continues a project to repair more than 3 miles of public sewer pipes ...

NAACP Portland Branch Invites Community to Monthly General Membership Meeting

Meeting takes place from noon to 2 p.m. Sept. 23 ...

Portland to Launch Online Platform to Ease Rental Applications

One App Oregon will reduce barriers to accessing affordable housing for the city's renters ...

U.S. & WORLD NEWS

OPINION

Jeff Trades an Unknown Known for a Known Known

Jeff Tryens reflects on life in Central Oregon ...

We Must Have A New Poor People's Campaign and Moral Revival

Bishop William J. Barber II pens an exclusive op-ed about the need for a New Poor People's Campaign and Moral Revival. ...

Rebuilding the Gulf Coast, Preparing for the Next Harvey

Bill Fletcher talks about impact of Hurricane Harvey on poor workers on the the Gulf Coast. ...

It’s Time for Congress to Pass a Hurricane Harvey Emergency Funding Package

Congressional Black Caucus Members talk about recovery efforts in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey ...

AFRICAN AMERICANS IN THE NEWS

ENTERTAINMENT

Oregon Gov, Kate Brown speaks to the crowd of supporters after being elected as former Oregon Gov. Barbara Roberts, right, looks on at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland, Ore., on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016. (AP Photo/Steve Dykes)
By The Skanner News

last updated Nov. 9 1:30 a.m.

SENATE

Ron Wyden (D)

 

HOUSE

District 1 - Suzanne Bonamici (D)
District 2 - Greg Walden (R)
District 3 - Earl Blumenauer (D)
District 4 - Peter DeFazio (D)
District 5 - Kurt Schrader (D)

 

GOVERNOR

 Kate Brown (D)

 

ATTORNEY GENERAL

Ellen Rosenblum (D)

 

SECRETARY OF STATE

Dennis Richardson (R)

 

TREASURER

Tobias Read (D)

 

STATE SENATE

District 21 - Kathleen Taylor (D)
District 22 - Lew Frederick (D)
District 23 - Michael Dembrow (D)
District 25 - Laurie Monnes Anderson (D)

 

STATE HOUSE RACES

District 26 - Richard Vial (R)
District 28 - Jeff Barker (D)
District 32 - Deborah Boone (D)
District 33 - Mitch Greenlick (D)
District 37 - Julie Parrish (R)
District 38 - Ann Lininger (D)
District 39 - Bill Kennemer (R)
District 41 - Karin Power (D)
District 48 - Jeff Reardon (D)
District 51 - Janelle Bynum (D)

 

STATE BALLOT MEASURES

Measure 94 NO
Measure 95 YES
Measure 96 YES
Measure 97 NO
Measure 98 YES
Measure 99 YES
Measure 100 YES

 

PORTLAND CITY COUNCIL

Position No. 4 Commissioner - Chloe Eudaly

 

MULTNOMAH COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

District 1 - Sharon Meieran
District 4 - Lori Stegmann

 

LOCAL MEASURES

Metro
Measure 26-178 - Renews local option levy; protects natural areas, water quality, fish YES

City of Portland
Measure 26-179 - Bonds to fund affordable housing YES
Measure 26-180 - Establish tax on recreational marijuana sales; dedicate purposes for funds  YES

Multnomah Co.
Measure 26-181 - Amends charter, extends term limits to three consecutive terms NO
Measure 26-182 - Amends charter, commissioners may run for Chair midterm without resigning YES
Measure 26-183 - Amends Charter, changes elected sheriff position to appointed department head NO
Measure 26-184 - Limits contributions, expenditures, requires disclosure in Multnomah County candidate elections YES
Measure 26-185 - Amends charter committee appointment process, sets appointment convening timelines YES

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