Don’t Piss It Away

Your vote matters. Let us tell you what to do with it.

Cover Story Amid the noise of an election season, one person’s vote can seem insignificant—like a trickle of skateboarder’s urine in a 38-million-gallon reservoir. If only each voter had an immediat ... More

Apr 30, 2014 12:01 am by WW Editorial Staff

VIDEO: Watch the Supercut of Election Candidates' Guilty Pleasures

News Still haven't filled out your ballot? Don't feel bad. The people asking for your vote are good at wa... More

Oct 30, 2014 11:48 am by AARON MESH  | 

VIDEO: Watch the Full Weed Debate, Complete with Catcalls and Lies

News Tuesday night's debate on legalizing recreational marijuana had a harsh buzz. The audience at Portla... More

Oct 23, 2014 03:43 pm by AARON MESH  | 

Legal Weed Debate is Live Tonight on KATU

News The state's only televised debate on legalizing recreational marijuana will air tonight on KATU-TV, ... More

Oct 21, 2014 03:43 pm by AARON MESH  | 

Watch the GMO Ads Bought with Record-Breaking Spending on Measure 92

Donations top $17 million with three weeks to go.

News It's official: The struggle over labeling genetically modified food is now the most expensive ballot... More

Oct 20, 2014 01:57 pm by AARON MESH  | 

The Great Race

This spring, voters will choose between two seasoned politicos who want to rehab Multnomah County’s scandal-plagued brand.

Cover Story Multnomah County government is like plumbing: essential but only noticed when there’s a mess. The most recent pipe break occurred last summer, when the tawdry personal life of then-Multnomah C ... More

Mar 26, 2014 12:01 am by NIGEL JAQUISS

Megabucks Megaphone

Rich white men alter the campaign finance landscape in Oregon’s 2014 campaign.

Elections What name sends chills down the backs of liberal Portland politicos? We don’t need a poll to tell us it’s Koch. Billionaires Charles and David Koch are at the top of the list of conservative, More

Oct 29, 2014 12:01 am by BETH SLOVIC  | 

Rolling Into November

The May 2014 primary results provide clues about the fall election—and this state.

Elections If the May 20 primary election reinforced one lesson, it’s that voters are paying attention. They saw through the specious claims put forth by Portlanders for Water Reform, the group seeking t More

May 28, 2014 12:01 am by NIGEL JAQUISS  | 

WW’s Primary Endorsements

Our recommendations for the May 20 election.

Elections Oregon is counting votes in the coming days-on May 20, to be exact-to find out who voters want running their local government, and which candidates they want to see facing off in the general e More

May 14, 2014 12:01 am by WW Editorial Staff  | 

WW’s 2014 Endorsements in Brief

Our picks for the May 20 primary.

Elections We published our endorsements for the May 20 primary last week, so we’re publishing the list again this week to remind everyone of our choices. WW follows a different path than most newspape More

May 7, 2014 12:01 am by WW Editorial Staff  | 

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