Mayoral Madness: Dorothy McCullough Lee Regional

It's Day Three of the most important political contest of our time.

As we look at the trends in this bracket, named after the unsinkable Dorothy McCullough Lee, we note simply that the winner will have to court that coveted voting demographic, the gay sports-talk radio listener.

Remember that voting is still open in the Vera Katz and Bud Clark regionals, and will be until 8 pm Monday. The final bracket opens tomorrow, and we'll remind you Monday. The full bracket is here. You cannot vote by mail.


1. Gus Van Sant, Filmmaking legend16. Rusty Nails, Old-school clown

8. Kim Boyce, Beard-winning baker9. Phil Geffner, Pizza mensch

5. China Forbes, Pink Martini singer12. Max Records, Where the Wild Things Are kid

4. Todd Haynes, Transgressive director13. “Working” Kirk Reeves, Mouse-eared trumpeter

Far From Heaven
Mildred Pierce
I'm Not There

6. Ndamukong Suh, Detroit Lions defensive driver11. Micaela Capelle, University of Portland soccer star

3. John Canzano, Bald-faced columnist14. Anna Canzano, KATU investigator

7. Byron Beck, Radio provocateur 10. Stephen Marc Beaudoin, PHAME Academy director

2. Chuck Palahniuk, Fugitive and refugee15. John Schroder, Saturday Market Elvis

Fight Club

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