Brown Tops Buehler to Remain Secretary of State

Third-Party Spoilers Fail to Hurt Incumbent

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Despite strong opposition from political newcomer Dr. Knute Buehler, a Republican, incumbent Democratic Secretary of State Kate Brown won a surprisingly easy victory tonight. Brown leads Buehler, 51 percent to 44 percent.Brown, the former Senate majority leader, drew on strong support from public employee unions and other allies she’s built over her 20-year political career. Buehler, an orthopedic ...   More
 
Tuesday, November 6, 2012 NIGEL JAQUISS

Big Bad Wolfe

An activist launches a campaign to oust Secretary of State Kate Brown.


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A light drizzle fell on Bob Wolfe as he stood outside a citadel of the Portland establishment like the lupine nemesis in the story of the Three Little Pigs.  Wolfe was rattling the doors    More
 
Wednesday, October 31, 2012 NIGEL JAQUISS

Ralph Nader Blasts Kate Brown in New Radio Ad

Consumer activist throws support behind Progressive Party's Wolfe

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Secretary of State Kate Brown's hands are getting fuller. The incumbent already faces a stiff challenge from well-funded GOP candidate Dr. Knute Buehler;  Seth Woolley of the Pacific Green Party; and, Bob Wolfe of the Progressive Party.Wolfe was the chief petitioner on a marijuana legalization initiative that failed to make the ballot earlier this year after Brown, the state's chief elections ...   More
 
Wednesday, October 10, 2012 NIGEL JAQUISS

Judge Rules For SOS Kate Brown, Against Marijuana Petitioner

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A Marion County Circuit Court judge ruled late Tuesday afternoon that Secretary of State Kate Brown acted appropriately in rejecting thousands of signatures that Bob Wolfe, the chief petitioner of IP-24, a marijuana legalization measure submitted earlier this year.Brown's elections division rejected signature sheets because of duplicate signatures; illegible signatures and signatures from people not ...   More
 
Wednesday, September 5, 2012 NIGEL JAQUISS

Murmurs: Novick Flying Anti-Walmart Flag

News hotter than the Thunderbird Hotel.


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One Portland politician isn’t softening his stance toward Walmart as the retail giant hires local software talent (“Value Shopping,” WW, Aug. 29, 2012). City Commissioner-elect Steve Novick says   More
 
Wednesday, September 5, 2012 WW Editorial Staff

Marijuana Petitioner Will Make Secretary of State's Race Tighter

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The secretary of state’s race got a whole lot more interesting this week. On Wednesday, The Oregonian’s Jeff Mapes reported that Robert Wolfe, the chief petitioner of one of two marijuana legalization measures circulating this year, will run for secretary of state on the Progressive party ticket.Earlier this year, incumbent Secretary of State Kate Brown, a Democrat, notified Wolfe that she intended ...   More
 
Saturday, August 18, 2012 NIGEL JAQUISS

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