Party Time at the Multnomah County Elections Office

Although voters had more than two weeks to get their ballots in before tonight’s 8 pm deadline, plenty still raced in cars, on bikes and skateboards, and by foot to the Multnomah County Elections Office in the election’s final minutes. “If one person says ‘I was too busy,’ I’m going to shoot them. That’s such bullshit,” said Joel Finkelstein, 43, who said he left ...   More
Tuesday, November 2, 2010 RUTH BROWN

Your Guide to Election Day and Night: The Races We’re Watching and Where We’ll Be

  It’s Election Day … finally. And we at WW’s world headquarters are here for you. In separate posts, we’ll be covering tonight’s campaign parties for Oregon gubernatorial candidates John Kitzhaber and Chris Dudley; Metro President candidates Tom Hughes and Bob Stacey; and Multnomah County Commissioner candidates Karol Collymore and Loretta Smith. We’ll also be with U.S. Rep. David ...   More
Tuesday, November 2, 2010 HANK STERN

Senate Republicans File Elections Complaint Against Dems

State Capital

The Oregon election is almost over. But until elections officials count the votes Tuesday night, there's bound to be a final flurry of partisan brawling. Yesterday, Oregon Senate Republicans accused their Democratic counterparts of funneling campaign mail through the Democratic Party of Oregon to take advantage of the DPO's cheaper mailing rates. "As a caucus, the Senate Democrats are not eligible ...   More
Friday, October 29, 2010 NIGEL JAQUISS

Nobody Works Anymore: Show Obama Your O-Face

On October 24th, Destin Gerek, "The Erotic Rockstar ," invites you to attend his O's For Obama sex rally . The main event goes down in San Fransisco but will be simulcast online; Gerek hopes to inspire parallel happenings across the globe—"a large scale orgasmic breathing experience culminating in a simultaneous group energetic breath-gasm ." Breathgasm? "A rip-roaring, full-body, ...   More
Thursday, October 9, 2008 Tony Piff

Dan Saltzman's Challengers Have A Novel Plan

With the Jan. 29 public financing deadline looming in the race for Portland City Commissioner Dan Saltzman's seat, his challengers met last Sunday to brainstorm strategies to secure public financing. And what did they come up with? A series of Candidates' Collective events in which candidates will each speak for five minutes and spend the rest of the evening collecting 1,000 signatures and the ...   More
Tuesday, January 5, 2010 Ari Phillips

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

Two Civic Reminders: Voter Registration Deadline Tomorrow and Candidates Gone Wild Tonight

Civic reminder #1: Oregon Secretary of State Kate Brown is good enough to remind us this morning that Tuesday, April 27 is the voter registration deadline. If you haven't registered to vote yet in the May 18 primary, you can do so by going to until 11:59 pm Tuesday. And if you want to go the "snail mail" route, you can mail in your voter registration cards and forms — and ...   More
Monday, April 26, 2010 HANK STERN

Watch the Endorsement Video: Dudley and Kitzhaber Spar

Oregon gubernatorial candidates Chris Dudley and John Kitzhaber came to WW's office for an editorial endorsement interview this week. More than an hour was spent on Oct. 5 discussing everything from the economy and pot to Kitzhaber's VIP loan and Dudley's residency issues. We'll be running bits of the video over the next week. Today, we begin the series with this clip below in which the gubernatorial ...   More
Wednesday, October 6, 2010 MARK ZUSMAN


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