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Polk County Sheriff Relieved After Public Safety Vote

OPB | May 21, 2015

We talk to Polk County Sheriff Bob Wolfe about what the county's public safety levy — passed this week — will mean for his department and the community.

Josephine County Rejects Safety Levy

OPB | May 20, 2015

For the fourth time since 2012, Josephine County voters turned down a measure to increase funding to their sheriff's department.

What's On May Ballots Around Oregon

OPB | May 12, 2015

On May 19, voters will weigh in on school board elections, bond measures, and public safety funding.

News Roundtable: May 8, 2015

OPB | May 08, 2015

We review some of the biggest news stories of the week.

Independent Party Opens Its Primary

OPB | April 20, 2015

The Independent Party of Oregon, which has recently gone from minor to major party status, announced it will open its primary to unaffiliated voters.

New Oregon Secretary Of State Outlines Priorities

OPB | March 18, 2015

WEDNESDAY: Implementing the state's new 'motor voter' bill is at the top of her list.

Leaving Fluoride Debate Behind To Deal With Children's Dental Health

OPB | Dec. 03, 2014

WEDNESDAY: Opponents and proponents of adding fluoride to Portland's water produced a report about alternative ways to improve children's dental health in Multnomah County.

News Roundtable: November 26, 2014

OPB | Nov. 26, 2014

FRIDAY: We review some of the biggest news stories of the week.

Thirteen Thousand Oregonian Votes That May Not Count

OPB | Nov. 17, 2014

MONDAY: We'll get an update about the the 13 thousand Oregon ballots that were contested because of signature problems, and whether those ballots could impact the outcome of Measure 92.

News Roundtable: November 7, 2014

OPB | Nov. 07, 2014

FRIDAY: We review some of the biggest news stories of the week.

Analyzing Northwest Election Results

OPB | Nov. 05, 2014

WEDNESDAY: We'll sort through election results and look ahead to the political future. 

OPB Election Coverage

OPB | Nov. 04, 2014

TUESDAY: Tune in to OPB for live updates and analysis on election night.

News Roundtable: October 31, 2014

OPB | Oct. 31, 2014

FRIDAY: We review some of the biggest news stories of the week.

The Most Interesting Races On Washington's Ballot

OPB | Oct. 30, 2014

THURSDAY: OPB reporter Austin Jenkins fills us in on the ballot measures and legislative races to watch.

Editors Defend Their Election Endorsements

OPB | Oct. 29, 2014

WEDNESDAY: We'll talk with three regional newspapers about their ballot measure and candidate endorsements and the reasoning behind them.

M89: The Equal Rights Amendment Measure

OPB | Oct. 23, 2014

THURSDAY: We'll hear arguments for and against Measure 89, which would amend the Oregon Constitution to prohibit discrimination based on gender.

Metro Measure Explained

OPB | Oct. 22, 2014

WEDNESDAY: OPB reporter Rob Manning gives us a primer on the Metro measure on Portland-area ballots.

County Commission Race In Washington Draws Big Money

OPB | Oct. 22, 2014

WEDNESDAY: We'll talk with Vancouver-based OPB reporter Conrad Wilson about an unusual influx of cash in the Clark County Commissioner race.

Two Gun Measures On Washington's Ballot

OPB | Oct. 20, 2014

MONDAY: Voters in Washington are being asked to weigh in on two competing ballot measures on background checks for gun sales.

Minor Party Candidates For Governor Tackle The Issues

OPB | Oct. 17, 2014

FRIDAY: We sit down with candidates from the Pacific Green, Libertarian, Progressive, and Constitution parties.