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Sanders Promoting New Blood In Democrats But Impact Unclear

AP | April 20, 2017 11:56 a.m.

Bernie Sanders, who attracted millions of college-aged and young adults to his presidential campaign last year, is following through on a promise he made when he left the race: to promote younger leaders for the Democratic Party.

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Bend Voters Decide On New City Council

OPB | Nov. 8, 2016 7 p.m. | Bend, Oregon

Bend voters had to decide on a lot on their ballot this November, including four of the seven seats on the City Council.

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Live: National Coverage Of Election Night 2016

OPB | Nov. 8, 2016 8:45 a.m.

Follow along with our live coverage for the latest on news from around the country on Election Day 2016.

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Where Do I Drop Off My Ballot In Oregon?

OPB | Nov. 8, 2016 4 a.m. | Portland

It's not too late for registered voters in Oregon to cast their ballots for this year's election, but it's getting close to the end.

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Oregon Election 2016: Ballot Quick Look

OPB | Oct. 25, 2016 12:30 p.m. | Portland

Use our reference guide to get a better understanding of some of the measures and races on your Oregon ballot.

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Will Measure 97 Raise Prices In Oregon? OPB's Jeff Mapes Seeks An Answer

OPB | Oct. 18, 2016 2:48 p.m.

Like many Oregon voters, OPB senior political reporter Jeff Mapes wonders whether Measure 97 means he'll pay more for groceries and other basics. He set out to answer that question.

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Washington Primary Election To Narrow Down Dozens Of Races

AP | Aug. 2, 2016 6:47 a.m.

Washington's voters are weighing in on dozens of races across the state Tuesday as they winnow their choices for offices ranging from Congress to the Legislature in the state's primary election.

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Trump's Eugene Rally Draws Protesters And Supporters En Masse

KLCC | May 7, 2016 8:26 a.m. | Eugene, Oregon

Amidst usual attacks on Hillary Clinton, Sen. Elizabeth Warren and the news media, Donald Trump promised to restore timber jobs in Oregon.

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Portland Mayor's Race: David Schor On The Issues

OPB | May 3, 2016 4:24 p.m.

David Schor is a lawyer with the Oregon Department of Justice and one of 15 candidates for Portland mayor. 

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Bill Clinton To Speak At Left Bank Annex In Portland Thursday

OPB | May 3, 2016 4:14 p.m. | Portland

Bill Clinton will appear at an event near Portland's Moda Center on Thursday before attending a fundraiser at a private home in Southwest Portland.

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Kasich Says Oregon Republicans Are His Type: More Centrist

OPB | April 28, 2016 5:33 p.m. | Portland

John Kasich brought his underdog Republican presidential campaign to Portland and Medford on Thursday.

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Oregon Voters To Choose Future Road For Damascus

OPB | April 28, 2016 10:50 a.m. | Damascus, Oregon

Damascus voters are set to vote (again) to disincorporate as a city. Why did they make it a city in the first place?

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Bill Clinton To Campaign In Oregon This Week

OPB | April 26, 2016 4:14 p.m. | Portland

Former President Bill Clinton will be in Portland on Thursday, May 5 to raise money for his wife’s presidential campaign. 

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4 Things You Need To Know About Oregon’s Voter Registration Deadline

OPB | April 22, 2016 2:27 p.m.

Tuesday is the deadline to register to vote in Oregon’s May 17 primary. Here are four things you need to know.

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Oregon Republican Loses Fight For National Convention Changes

OPB | April 21, 2016 4:50 p.m.

Solomon Yue, a Republican national committeeman from Oregon, says he did win assurances that it will be hard for party insiders to spring a new nominee on delegates.

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Political Chat: Merkley Endorses Sanders, Kasich Makes Oregon Move

OPB | April 16, 2016 11:39 a.m. | Portland

It’s our weekly roundup of the week in politics with Bill Lunch and Jeff Mapes. They discuss Sen. Jeff Merkley's endorsement of Bernie Sanders and John Kasich's support in Oregon.

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Merkley Explains His Endorsement Of Sanders

Portland Tribune | April 14, 2016 3:27 p.m.

Oregon’s Jeff Merkley says a shared vision on key issues led him to become the first U.S. senator to endorse Bernie Sanders for president.

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Salem Cancer Doctor Has Spent $1 Million On Gubernatorial Campaign

OPB | April 13, 2016 4:37 p.m.

Republican Bud Pierce and his wife, Selma, have now put more than $1 million into his race for Oregon governor, making them the biggest self-funders in state politics this year.

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John Kasich Campaign Makes Its Move In Oregon

OPB | April 12, 2016 2:26 p.m. | Portland

John Kasich's presidential campaign announced a prominent list of Oregon supporters on Tuesday.  Many are former Jeb Bush donors.

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Oregon Governor To Renew Efforts To Pass Transportation Funding Package

Northwest News Network | April 8, 2016 2:22 p.m. | Portland

During her second State of the State address Friday, Oregon Gov. Kate Brown renewed her call for the legislature to approve a massive transportation funding package.