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Gubernatorial Candidate Bud Pierce | Ballot Measure Roundup

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 26, 2016

Unsure how to fill out your ballots? We'll break down the various ballot  measures for you today. Also, a one-on-one interview with gubernatorial candidate Bud Pierce.

$500M For UO | Wildfires And Climate Change | American Dream: Naturalized Citizen | Measure 97

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 18, 2016

Phil and Penny Knight donate $500 million to the University of Oregon. Climate change is directly tied to wildfires in the West. A naturalized citizen tells us about the American Dream. And we dive deep into Measure 97.

Opening Statements In Trial | Soccer Playoffs | Rising Portland Traffic Deaths | Public Financing For Portland Elections

OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 13, 2016

We find out why traffic deaths are rising in Portland despite efforts to reverse the trend, and we learn more about a new proposed system of publicly financed elections in the city.

OPB's Election Night Special: Wins For Kate Brown, Bud Pierce, Ted Wheeler, Bernie Sanders

OPB | Broadcast: May 17, 2016

We talk to reporters at rallies across the state, nominees—some with victory speeches and some with concession speeches—and outright winners in Oregon's 2016 primary.

Trump Support In Southern Oregon | GOP Gubernatorial Candidates Face Off

OPB | Broadcast: May 10, 2016

We talk with LA Times reporter Nigel Duara who visited Donald Trump supporters in Cave Junction. Allen Alley and Bud Pierce join us to put their best argument forward as to why they should get the Republican nomination.

GOP Gubernatorial Candidate Bud Pierce | Author Shawn Vestal

OPB | Broadcast: April 20, 2016

We talk to Bud Pierce, a Salem oncologist who was the first to jump into the GOP primary race for Oregon governor. And we talk to Shawn Vestal about his debut novel, "Daredevils."

Oregon GOP Gubernatorial Candidate Allen Alley 'Does The Math'

OPB | Broadcast: April 12, 2016

Allen Alley, an engineer and tech executive, ran for Oregon treasurer in 2008 and governor in 2010. He's running for the Republican nomination for governor in the May 17 primary.

Portland City Council Race: Position 4 | Homeless Busing

OPB | Broadcast: April 4, 2016

We talk with Portland city commissioner Steve Novick and three of the leading candidates vying to replace him: Fred Stewart, Stuart Emmons, and Chloe Eudaly.

Primary Election Results | Supreme Court Nominee | Sen. Jeff Merkley

OPB | Broadcast: March 16, 2016

This week, Think Out Loud is coming to you live from the NPR studios in Washington, D.C. On today's show, we analyze primary election results, delve into the President's Supreme Court nominee, and talk to U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley.

Iannarone Wants Fewer Cars In Portland

OPB | Broadcast: March 10, 2016

Portland mayoral candidate Sarah Iannarone discusses her vision for a more accessible Portland and hopes for a lower carbon footprint.

News Roundtable | Blue Mountain Community College | Wolves

OPB | Broadcast: March 4, 2016

We review the highlights of the state legislative session, and tackle the biggest news stories of the week with our news roundtable. We also hear how one community college is getting ready for increased enrollment. And we get the latest on Oregon's wolf population.

Portland Mayoral Candidate Ted Wheeler Wants To Stop Gentrification

OPB | Broadcast: March 3, 2016

Portland mayoral candidate Ted Wheeler discussed his plans to fix Portland's gentrification of minority communities on Think Out Loud.

Portland Mayoral Candidate Ted Wheeler | Washington Legislative Check In | Umatilla Indian Reservation News

OPB | Broadcast: March 2, 2016

We'll hear from Portland mayoral candidate Ted wheeler, and speak with Chuck Sams about recent news affecting the Umatilla Indian Reservation.

Charlie Hales On Why He's Not Running And His Next 14 Months

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 28, 2015

We talk to Charlie Hales about his surprise decision not to run for re-election what his next 14 months in office will look like.

National Republican Group Targets Oregon Elections

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 13, 2015

The Republican State Leadership Committee has targeted Oregon's legislative races in the next election cycle.

Independent Party Opens Its Primary

OPB | Broadcast: 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 | Broadcast: March 18, 2015

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

News Roundtable: November 26, 2014

OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 26, 2014

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

Analyzing Northwest Election Results

OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 5, 2014

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

The Most Interesting Races On Washington's Ballot

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 30, 2014

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