OPB Headlines for Wednesday, Nov. 07, 2012
N3 | Nov. 07, 2012 3:56 p.m.
Same-sex marriage supporters in Washington declared victory, but opponents are not prepared to concede defeat.
N3 | Nov. 07, 2012 3:13 p.m.
The race for Washington governor remains too close to call. But Democrat Jay Inslee said he’s already forming a transition ...
N3 | Nov. 07, 2012 3:01 p.m.
The two candidates for Washington governor are still awaiting more voting tallies in an election contest that remains to ...
OPB | Nov. 07, 2012 1:46 p.m.
Residents of Multnomah County and Portland opened their wallets in this election to pay for extra government services and infrastructure.
OPB | Nov. 07, 2012 1:38 p.m.
With Tuesday's election, Ellen Rosenblum became the first elected female Attorney General in Oregon. She defeated her Republican opponent James Buchal to win a four-year term in office.
OPB | Nov. 07, 2012 1:34 p.m.
Idaho voters have passed an amendment that adds the right to hunt, fish and trap to the state constitution.
N3 | Nov. 07, 2012 10:41 a.m.
It’s déjà vu. Once again, Washington’s race for governor is too close to call.
N3 | Nov. 07, 2012 10:20 a.m.
BELLEVUE, Wash. – Republican Rob McKenna says it could take until Friday to know the winner of Washington’s closely contested governor’s race. With a little more than half the expected ballots counted, McKenna was trailing Democrat Jay Inslee by about two-and-a-half percentage points.
N3 | Nov. 07, 2012 7:49 a.m.
Washington voters are leaning in favor of allowing gay and lesbian couples to marry. But neither side of the hard fought ...
N3 | Nov. 07, 2012 7:34 a.m.
Northwest voters are of two minds when it comes to legalizing marijuana.
N3 | Nov. 07, 2012 7:15 a.m.
Northwest voters delivered mixed results for two marijuana legalization measures on the ballot.
N3 | Nov. 07, 2012 7:05 a.m.
Idaho voters delivered a resounding defeat to three new education laws.
N3 | Nov. 07, 2012 6:54 a.m.
The chief sponsor of the marriage equality bill in the Washington legislature was encouraged by the numbers.
OPB | Nov. 07, 2012 1:04 a.m.
Democratic Incumbent Kate Brown has captured a second term as Oregon's Secretary of State. Late Tuesday, Brown was carrying 51 percent of the vote.
OPB | Nov. 07, 2012 12:59 a.m.
Unofficial results show an upset brewing in Clark County. A self-funded conservative candidate, David Madore, was ahead of incumbent County Commissioner Marc Boldt.
OPB | Nov. 07, 2012 12:17 a.m.
UPDATE: As of early Wednesday morning, two conservative candidates for Clackamas County Commission were leading their races with 52 percent of the vote.
N3 | Nov. 07, 2012 12:02 a.m.
Western counties near the Puget Sound voted one way, while Eastern Washington voted more conservative on the issues of same-sex marriage, legalizing marijuana and in the race for governor.
OPB | Nov. 07, 2012 midnight
Oregonians weighed in on state finances Tuesday, with the passage of Ballot Measures 79 and 85. Measure 79 bans any new real estate transfer fees or taxes, and Measure 85 re-directs the corporate kicker to fund public schools.
OPB | Nov. 07, 2012 midnight
Portland city commissioners voted Wednesday to accept an agreement with the U.S. Civil Rights Division. The agreement outlines intended changes to the Police Bureau's use of force policy.
OPB | Nov. 06, 2012 11:54 p.m.
Oregonians who voted for President Obama's re-election were celebrating last night. However, the night was discouraging for Oregonians who voted for Republican Mitt Romney.