Multnomah County Commissioner District 2

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Tuesday, April 27, 2010 HANK STERN

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

Big-Name Black Leaders Endorse Roberta Phillip for Senate District 22

A small group of prominent African-American leaders has endorsed a relative political unknown as their choice among the Democrats seeking to replace state Sen. Margaret Carter (D-North/Northeast Portland). The endorsement from this group is especially intriguing since a large part of the conversation about Carter's replacement has turned on the question of race. Carter was the only African-American ...   More
Wednesday, September 16, 2009 JAMES PITKIN

Former MultCo Commissioner Gary Hansen to File for Cogen's Seat

Add another name to the race: former Multnomah County Commissioner Gary Hansen says he'll run to replace Commissioner Jeff Cogen. "The county is a basic supplier of services to the most needy people in the state," Hansen says, when asked why he's running. "We're talking about the mentally ill, the disabled, seniors. The county is really where the action is." Hansen was a two-term Metro councilor ...   More
Tuesday, March 9, 2010 JAMES PITKIN

Candidates Gone Wild Takes Over The Aladdin Theater on April 26!

Witness acts of political mischief hosted by Storm Large! See candidates do battle! Included on that list of worthies are Metro president wannabes Rex Burkholder, Tom Hughes and Bob Stacey and candidates for Multnomah County Board of Commissioners. Drink beer, listen to live performances, be entertained by surprise guests! You'll laugh, you'll cry, you'll pee your pants! The event takes ...   More
Wednesday, March 31, 2010 Christie Wright


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