UPDATED: Republicans Challenge Monnes Anderson's Claims in Voters Pamphlet

Senator says her nursing license is now up to date, after claiming she didn't know it had expired

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Senator Laurie Monnes Anderson (D-Gresham) has come under fire this week for providing inaccurate information in the state voters pamphlet for primary and general elections this year: Republicans charge she shouldn't be listing her occupation as a registered nurse when her license to practice expired in 2009. “If Laurie Monnes Anderson intentionally misrepresented her status as a licensed Registered ...   More
 
Monday, October 8, 2012 TROY BRYNELSON

Now It's Charlie Hales vs. Jefferson Smith in the Portland Mayor's Race

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Former city commissioner Charlie Hales and Rep. Jefferson Smith appear headed to a runoff in November in the race for Portland mayor.As of midnight, Hales has a comfortable lead with 38 percent of the vote, followed by Smith with nearly 30 percent. Businesswoman Eileen Brady has slightly less more than 23 percent.Only the top two finishers go on to the general election in November.The remaining 20 ...   More
 
Tuesday, May 15, 2012 WW Editorial Staff

In Metro Races, Stacey and Chase Win

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Bob Stacey and Sam Chase have won seats on the Metro council.Stacey leads his opponent, Jonathan Levine, 85 percent to 15 percent, for Metro Council Seat 6. The seat was vacated by councilor Robert Liberty in 2011; former Gov. Barbara Roberts was appointed to fill out the term. In the Metro District 5 race, Chase was leading his four opponents with 58 percent of the vote. They’re vying to replace ...   More
 
Tuesday, May 15, 2012 WW Editorial Staff

Jeff Reardon Beats Rep. Mike Schaufler in a Democratic Brawl for House District 48

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Rep. Mike Schaufler’s troubled career in the Oregon House is over. Former teacher and business executive Jeff Reardon beat him handily for the Democratic nomination in House District 48. In early voting, Reardon leads Schaufler 66 percent to 34 percent.Schaufler had come under criticism for his boorish behavior and his habit of using campaign funds to pay for his bar tabs. Last year he lost his co-chairmanship ...   More
 
Tuesday, May 15, 2012 WW Editorial Staff

Williamson, Pederson and Unger Leading in Oregon House Races

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HOUSE DISTRICT 29 Political consultant Ben Unger is leading Katie Riley in the Democratic scramble to face Rep. Katie Eyre (R-Hillsboro) in the general election. Unger is ahead of Riley, a retired Oregon Health & Sciences University administrator, 65 percent to 35 percent. House District 29 covers Cornelius, Hillsboro, Forest Grove and parts of Washington County. HOUSE DISTRICT 36 Jennifer ...   More
 
Tuesday, May 15, 2012 WW Editorial Staff

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