Smith Tax 2008 Tax Return In Line With Other Years

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A couple of weeks ago, the three principal mayoral candidates turned over their personal income tax returns. At the time, Eileen Brady turned over returns from 2008, 2009 and 2010 as did Charlie Hales. But State Rep. Jefferson Smith (D-Portland), only provided returns for 2009 and 2010. The missing 2008 return piqued our curiosity—did Smith win the lottery that year or did Smith, who has a history ...   More
 
Tuesday, April 24, 2012 NIGEL JAQUISS

Jefferson Smith Wins Police, Fire Union Endorsements

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The unions representing Portland police and firefighters have endorsed State Rep. Jefferson Smith (D-East Portland) for mayor. The public safety unions last year announced they'd be withholding their endorsement in the race for the time being.Smith is perceived to be the most liberal of the three leading candidates. He's running against businesswoman Eileen Brady, former City Commissioner Charlie Hales ...   More
 
Monday, April 23, 2012 COREY PEIN

Video: Mayoral Debate Club

Watch it again, or see what you missed

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We're sending the leading mayoral candidates back to school—David Douglas High School, to be precise—at 7 pm this Sunday for Mayoral Debate Club. There'll be no chewing gum, no running in the halls, and definitely no dodging the questions as WW and KATU team up to give Eilleen Brady, Charlie Hales and Jefferson Smith a pop quiz.Update: The debate is now over. You can relive the magic below, then ...   More
 
Saturday, April 21, 2012 WW Editorial Staff

Tre Arrow Shouted Down At Enviro Candidate Forum

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An environmentally themed Portland mayoral debate on Wednesday night saw two foiled gatecrashing attempts by lesser-known candidates on the ballot. The most surprising incident of the night came when moderator April Baer called the candidates onto the Benson High School auditorium stage, where a podium each was set aside for the three leading candidates: Eileen Brady, Charlie Hales and Jefferson Smith. ...   More
 
Friday, April 20, 2012 ALEX TOMCHAK SCOTT

Rotten Tomatoes: Political Hopefuls Belt Tunes, Trade Barbs at Candidates Gone Wild

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Tuesday night's Candidates Gone Wild featured mayhem and embarrassment: political hopefuls belted show tunes, answered questions on Portland history, and built a mini-Columbia River Crossing for a dog. But with the three mayoral candidates locked in a tight race, the show was more tense and barbed than in past years.Jefferson Smith and Charlie Hales both took pointed jabs at a "$4 tomato"—a not-especially-veiled ...   More
 
Wednesday, April 18, 2012 AARON MESH

Good News for Hales, Smith: TV Ads Are Cheap This Year

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As WW reported last week, mayoral candidate Eileen Brady is outspending her primary opponents by a wide margin—her $824,000 is more than what Charlie Hales and Jefferson Smith have spent, combined—and she's spent $233,500 of that on television ads. Her ads moved into heavy rotation last week, with Brady loaning her campaign $40,000. She looks positioned to push her mayoral foes off viewers' TV ...   More
 
Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Switching On

Mayoral candidates retain enough cash to have an impact as the campaigns hit the airwaves.


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There’s a little more than two weeks before May primary ballots go out, and the contest for Portland mayor remains wide open. The most competitive mayoral primary in 20 years comes down to this:   More
 
Wednesday, April 11, 2012 NIGEL JAQUISS

Mayoral Candidates Bust a Move

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Friday, April 6, 2012 by Ruth Brown

Mayoral Candidates Tax Returns Show Big Differences

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All three of the leading mayoral candidates released their income tax returns to WW this week. Their decision to do so was a gesture of  transparency because, unlike property taxes, income tax information is private and candidates in city races have not typically made such information available. (The candidates released their returns to other media only after WW put in its requests.)The returns ...   More
 
Wednesday, April 4, 2012 NIGEL JAQUISS

Randy Leonard Endorses Jefferson Smith

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City Commissioner Randy Leonard today became the first current member of the city council to weigh in on the mayor's race. Leonard, the former fire union boss who joined the council in 2002 is endorsing State Rep. Jefferson Smith (D-East Portland). Although Smith attended Harvard Law School after college and Leonard joined the Marines before enrolling at Portland State University, the two actually ...   More
 
Wednesday, April 4, 2012 NIGEL JAQUISS

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