One Question: County Programs to Fund and Functions to Cut

Elections OK, this week it’s actually two questions for the leading candidates in the May 20 primary election for Multnomah County chair. But the questions to Jim Francesconi and Deborah Kafoury are close ... More

Apr 9, 2014 12:01 am by NIGEL JAQUISS

Supreme Court Won't Hear New Mexico Appeal of Anti-Gay Marriage Photographer

News The U.S. Supreme Court will not hear the case of a pair of New Mexico wedding photographers who were... More

Apr 7, 2014 01:37 pm by Kate Willson  | 
 

Two U.S. Senators to Raise Money in Portland This Weekend

They include an anti-abortion Oklahoma senator campaiging for Monica Wehby, a pro-choice GOP candidate for U.S. Senate

News Two U.S. senators will pass through Portland this weekend on a fundraising sweep.  Sen. Mary L... More

Mar 13, 2014 11:50 am by KATE WILLSON  | 
 

Deborah Kafoury Picks Up Endorsements from Nurses, Enviros

News The endorsements keep on coming in the race for Multnomah County chair—this time on the side of fo... More

Feb 20, 2014 12:07 pm by AARON MESH  | 
 

AFSCME Local 88 Endorses Jim Francesconi

News Multnomah County's largest employee union, American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employ... More

Feb 20, 2014 10:42 am 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

One Question: County Programs to Fund and Functions to Cut

Elections OK, this week it’s actually two questions for the leading candidates in the May 20 primary election for Multnomah County chair. But the questions to Jim Francesconi and Deborah Kafoury are close More

Apr 9, 2014 12:01 am by NIGEL JAQUISS  | 
 

One Question: Would You Cut Business Taxes?

Elections It’s a perennial query that politicians running for office face, and we tracked down the answers from the leading candidates for Multnomah County chair, Jim Francesconi and Deborah Kafoury.  More

Apr 2, 2014 12:01 am by NIGEL JAQUISS  | 
 

Chew on This

Sure, we’re about to vote on fluoride, but also on issues about kids and open spaces. Here are WW’s endorsements for the May 21 ballot.

Elections Many election battles vow an eye for an eye. But this spring’s fight is something even fiercer: a tooth for a tooth. This off-year election—held in a season when voters might be understandably More

May 1, 2013 12:01 am by WW Staff  | 
 

Hall of Errors

A ballot-tampering probe highlights a history of problems under the Clackamas County clerk.

Elections The news last week that a temporary Clackamas County elections worker got caught filling in votes for Republican candidates has put a cloud over the voting results in Oregon’s third-largest co More

Nov 7, 2012 12:01 am by NIGEL JAQUISS  | 
 
 

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