OPB | Nov. 05, 2014
Democrats in the Oregon Legislature fared far better election night than their counterparts in Congress. The latest tally shows Democrats picking up one seat in the Oregon House and at least one seat in the Oregon Senate.
OPB | Nov. 05, 2014
Measure 86 lost by double digits. But 15 out of 18 local school measures passed.
NWNews | Nov. 05, 2014
The Republican capture of the U.S. Senate was the big national news last night. But in the Northwest, the toughest fights weren’t over Senate seats but ballot initiatives – on guns, pot and genetically engineered foods.
With the ushering in of legal recreational pot, what should happen to Oregon’s sprawling medical marijuana program, which has supplied Oregonians with pot for more than a decade?
More than 80,000 ballots have been counted in Clark County, Washington, but elections officials say as many as 40,000 ballots may still need to be tallied.
A majority of Oregonians oppose Measure 86, which would have allowed the state to borrow money for a scholarship fund for Oregon students pursuing college or career training.
Oregon's Congressional delegation mostly competed in low profile races for the midterm election. Results released by the Oregon Secretary of State's Office show that all of the state's incumbent representatives held on to their seats.
Oregon voters have rejected Measure 90, which would have created a nonpartisan primary for all candidates. The top two would have advanced to the general election, regardless of party.
Oregon voters have rejected Measure 88, a referendum on the state law that would have allowed driver cards for Oregonians who can't prove they’re in the country legally.
Gov. John Kitzhaber has held on to his job, despite ethics complaints that dogged him during the final weeks of his reelection bid.
Democratic Senator Jeff Merkley will continue to represent Oregon in Washington, D.C., for another term.
Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders has the energy, the enthusiasm and now showing strength in the poll numbers as the Democratic nomination contest looks more and more like a race every day.
Dallas District Attorney Susan Hawk announced she is being treated for depression after being absent for three weeks. Her staff had said she was on a long vacation.
The 10th anniversary of the devastating storm was marked by prayers and church bells to remember the estimated 1,800 who lost their lives in the disaster.
Donald Trump's Republican presidential campaign continues to lead in the polls, and this week Trump hired Sam Clovis to be his national campaign co-chairman. A week ago, Clovis worked for Rick Perry.
The president said that what started out as a natural disaster became something much worse as government failed "to look out for its own citizens."
Rep. Chaka Fattah was indicted on on conspiracy, bribery, and fraud counts, and now says restrictions on his ability to meet with his colleagues is an "undue and unnecessary burden."
Gov. Terry McAuliffe promised to introduce gun-control legislation. McAuliffe spoke two days after a gunman killed two journalists during a live broadcast.