Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Portland Mayoral Race - Full Coverage
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- Mayoral Race 2011: Can't be mayor? Time to write a cookbook
- Brennan's priorities: jobs, education
When it comes to local business, the Democrat says he'll rely on the city's new economic development plan.
- Portland mayoral count
ends with Brennan on top
The former state senator gets 56 percent of the ranked-choice vote and will be inaugurated Dec. 5.
- Mayoral hopefuls go to school
Students ask tough questions during the last candidate debate of the campaign.
- Portland mayoral candidates
tackle homeless issue
With growing numbers of homeless in Portland straining the city's resources, candidates advocate a range of differing solutions to deal with the problem.
- Bill Nemitz: Mayoral vote easy as 1-2-3. Or not …
- Mayor candidate Miller critical of Portland's current leadership
Strimling proposes a tax break and some other candidates agree to collaborate.
- Mayor candidate has TV to himself
Michael Brennan hopes the 30-second ad will give him an edge in the last week of the race.
- The Race for Mayor: Strimling gets endorsement from fellow candidate Eder
Eder says they represent a 'new guard' fighting the status quo. Some other candidates are skeptical.
- Strimling leads candidates handily in fundraising total
Campaign finance reports show him with more than $83,000; his nearest opponent pulled in less than $46,000.
- Chris Vail: An ‘Average Joe,’ wary of politicians
The anti-establishment firefighter says too many candidates will promise things and fail to deliver.
- Ten Portland mayoral hopefuls get an earful at last debate
The candidates who chose to attend hear mostly about problems around India Street.
- Richard Dodge: Republican 'the only true fiscal conservative'
He's pro-business and believes in efficiency and less regulation, so voters are on his side, he says.
- Nicholas Mavodones: Ready for chance to build on his record
Citing the ‘megaberth’ and other projects, the current mayor of Portland says his approach to leadership has worked.
- Candidates differ on vision for mayor’s role
In a debate Tuesday, mayoral hopefuls offer glimpses into their management philosophies.
- Fireboat accident points up early criticism of city policy
- Jill Duson: Strong resume, plus life experience
Public- and private-sector success hasn't blinded her to injustice, Jill Duson says.
- Michael Brennan: Candidate strives for consensus
Democrat Michael Brennan, a former state lawmaker, is running for Portland mayor on a platform of education as a job creator.
- Hamza Haadoow: Marketing city with an eye to adding jobs
The refugee camp survivor also has ideas for improving schools and training welfare recipients.
- Ethan Strimling: A pledge to energize, build 'can-do' culture
The LearningWorks CEO says he has proven his leadership skills in the public and private sectors.
- Jed Rathband: New voice, a business focus
The political consultant says the city needs new leadership who will seize opportunities, and also great schools.
- Voters get to pick a vision. Now that’s cool.
Candidates are having new conversations to spell out different visions of what Portland can be.
- Peter Bryant: Looking for change? ‘One call does it all’
The candidate, who has never held office and has raised no funds, wants a more personal City Hall.
- Jodie Lapchick: Collaborative, marketing skills stressed
She says she's ready to work with various groups to implement an economic blueprint.
- Our View: For Portland mayor, Brennan gets our vote
In a huge and talented field, the former legislator is our first choice to lead the city.
- David Marshall: A list of successes, ability to ‘get things done’
The Green Independent wants to invest in school facilities and a streetcar line, and to promote use of alternative fuels.
- Ralph Carmona: Prepared to speak for the city
The Portland mayoral candidate brings lobbying skills and political experience that he would use to attract funds for 21st century needs.
- Questions to the candidates
Fourteen of Portland's 15 mayoral hopefuls attend a forum and give the public some answers.
- John Eder: Focusing on help for the working-class
Affordable housing is a centerpiece of his campaign for Portland mayor, and he pledges to start construction of 1,000 units.
- With lots of candidates, little time to answer