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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.

Poll Shows Marijuana And GE Food Labeling Likely To Pass

OPB | Oct. 15, 2014

WEDNESDAY: A new poll released by OPB and Fox 12 shows Measures 91 and 92 could be likely to pass, but the driver card measure may fail by a large margin.

Gubernatorial Republican Candidate: Dennis Richardson

OPB | Oct. 15, 2014

WEDNESDAY: Republican Dennis Richardson is challenging Democratic Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber in the November election.

Oregon Statehouse Races And The Balance Of Power

OPB | Oct. 14, 2014

TUESDAY: We'll get analysis from political scientist Jim Moore about how the November legislative races are shaping up

2014 Gubernatorial Debate

OPB | Oct. 10, 2014

FRIDAY: Democratic incumbent John Kitzhaber and Republican challenger Dennis Richardson will weigh in on issues that matter to Oregonians.