Fred Stewart Readies a Challenge to City Commissioner Steve Novick


Commissioner Steve Novick may be the most vulnerable member of Portland City Council in a long time, but he’s yet to see a major candidate willing to challenge him for re-election next year.Concordia University instructor Nick Caleb dropped his brief campaign against Novick on July 14. The next day, real estate broker Fred Stewart, 50, filed registration papers with the state Elections Division to ...   More
Tuesday, July 21, 2015 WW Staff

Murmurs: President Trump Will Stop the Megaquake.

Does the city lawfully own the trademark to the neon “Portland Oregon” sign? Legal observers will have to wait for an answer now that city officials have employed a creative maneuver to quash a la   More
Wednesday, July 22, 2015 WWeek News Staff

One More Candidate Surfaces in Senate District 22

One more ex-pol has surfaced as a candidate to replace state Sen. Margaret Carter (D-Portland) in Senate District 22. The newest contender is former state Rep. Gary Hansen, whose political history includes stints on the Metro Council and the Multnomah County Board of Commisssioners. "If appointed, I could step in without a learning curve," said Hansen, a 65-year-old Democrat who ran unsuccessfully ...   More
Wednesday, August 26, 2009 HANK STERN

Add Fred Stewart to The Growing List Interested in Margaret Carter's Senate Seat

The list of candidates interested in the appointment to replace state Sen. Margaret Carter (D-Portland) got longer today when former City Council candidate Fred Stewart said he's running for the job representing Senate District 22. Stewart, the 44-year-old president and CEO of Stewart Group Realty as well as the former longtime head of the King Neighborhood Association, says he respects the ...   More
Wednesday, August 19, 2009 HANK STERN

Fred Stewart Will Decide By Jan. 1 Whether To Run Against Nick Fish

Real estate broker Fred Stewart, no stranger to seeking public office, just called (on his 45th birthday no less) to tell us he's turning his attention to making a run next year against City Commissioner Nick Fish. Not that Fish should be quaking in fear necessarily, given that Fish easily beat Stewart and three others in 2008 to complete the rest of Erik Sten's council term when Sten resigned ...   More
Friday, December 11, 2009 HANK STERN


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