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Our picks for 2015 School Board candidates who can bring about meaningful change.

Far more students are graduating from Portland Public Schools than 10 years ago. Several major school renovations are about to start   More
Wednesday, April 29, 2015 WW Staff

One Thing We Can All Agree On.

Willamette Week’s 2014 Voters’ Guide

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Voter’s Guide 2014: Kind of BlueWhat’s a free-thinking voter to do in a one-party state?At the start of every election season, we always get our hopes up for at least one good campaign. It doe   More
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 WW Staff

Special Election 2013 Endorsement Cheat Sheet


As reported today on our website, only 21.5% of ballots for this year's May special election had been received as of the end of the day on Friday, May 17. That means that as many as 78.5% of you hadn't turned in your ballots, a mere four days before the ballot deadline of 8 p.m. Tuesday, May 21. With a ballot that includes the ever-contentious water fluoridation referendum, those are some mighty ...   More
Monday, May 20, 2013 WW Staff

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.

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
Wednesday, May 1, 2013 WW Staff

Schools Of Salmon Got Your Money. Why Not Schools For Kids?

Our election picks for school boards and the money measures.

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Call up your best Tina Fey voice, and say it together: Really? In the depths of a recession   More
Wednesday, April 27, 2011 WW Editorial Staff

Video: Oregon House Candidate Julie Parrish and her Homeless Past

WW is hip deep in its editorial endorsement interviews of candidates running for local, state and national office. We'll put up videos in their entirety of all those candidate interviews (as well as the interviews for supporters and opponents of the local and state measures on your Nov. 2 ballot) when our endorsement package comes out on Oct. 13. But we find some of the clips of candidates facing ...   More
Thursday, September 16, 2010 MARK ZUSMAN


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