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

OPB | 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.

The Occupation Effect | Endorsement Roundtable | Voter Vox

OPB | May 16, 2016

We check in on how Harney County elections are being affected by the armed occupation there earlier this year. Then we talk with regional newspaper editors who defend their endorsements in Oregon’s May 17 primary election.  We round out the hour by hearing directly from voters about who they're voting for.

Rebroadcast: Portland Mayoral Debate 2016

OPB | May 12, 2016

We revisit our conversation with six candidates vying to be the next mayor of Portland ahead of the May 17 primary election.

Portland Mayoral Debate 2016

OPB | March 25, 2016

Think Out Loud mediates a conversation among six candidates vying to be the next mayor of Portland.

Iannarone Wants Fewer Cars In Portland

OPB | March 10, 2016

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

Portland Mayoral Candidate Ted Wheeler Wants To Stop Gentrification

OPB | March 03, 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 | March 02, 2016

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

Mayoral Candidate Jules Bailey: 'Portland Is Becoming Unaffordable'

OPB | Feb. 24, 2016

In an interview with OPB's Think Out Loud, Jules Bailey laid out his plans to address the issues of affordable housing and homelessness.

Portland Mayoral Candidate Jules Bailey | Treating Concussions

OPB | Feb. 24, 2016

We talk to Portland mayoral candidate Jules Bailey. And we hear about new University of Oregon research into the role of emotional support in healing concussions.

Homeless Encampments | Drug Harm Reduction

OPB | Feb. 09, 2016

Portland's mayor has a new plan to allow homeless camping in the city. Also, an organization run by drug users helps other drug users to "be the best drug users they can be."

Talking Paris Climate Change Conference With Charlie Hales

OPB | Dec. 08, 2015

Portland Mayor Charlie Hales has just returned from taking part in the international climate change conference in Paris.

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

OPB | 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.

Hales Is Out. Where Does That Leave The Portland Mayoral Race?

OPB | Oct. 27, 2015

Portland Mayor Charlie Hales won't seek a second term. That leaves State Treasurer Ted Wheeler as the early favorite in the 2016 mayoral race.

Will The 'State Of Emergency' Help Solve The Homeless Crisis?

OPB | Oct. 22, 2015

Last month Portland Mayor Charlie Hales asked the City Council to declare a state of emergency for housing and homelessness. We talk to homeless service agencies about how that plan is working, and what needs to happen to solve the problem.

Checking In With Portland Mayor Charlie Hales

OPB | Sept. 25, 2015

We talk to Mayor Hales about homelessness, development, climate change, and much more.

Nation's First Transgender Mayor Leaves Office

OPB | Jan. 09, 2015

FRIDAY: Former Silverton Mayor Stu Rasmussen joins us to look back at his time in office and talk about what lies ahead.

One Year And Counting With Portland Mayor Charlie Hales

OPB | Jan. 22, 2014

WEDNESDAY: We'll talk with Portland mayor, Charlie Hales, about his accomplishments and challenges to date and his plans for the next three years.

Asking Questions About The City's Chief Administrative Officer

OPB | June 12, 2013

The City of Portland's auditor wants the investigation into Jack Graham's alleged financial indiscretion to be transparent.

Election Results & Reactions

OPB | Nov. 07, 2012

What surprised you on election night? We'll parse the local and national races.

Join TOL on Election Night

OPB | Nov. 06, 2012

Tune in to OPB Radio, or join Think Out Loud at Rontoms in Portland, for full election night coverage.