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10 Takeaways From Oregon's Primary

OPB | May 18, 2016 6:15 a.m. | Portland

Tuesday night's Oregon primary answered many political questions going forward in the state. With so many races, measures and percentages to sort through, here are 10 key takeaways from Oregon's primary.

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Listen: OPB Politics Now Breaks Down The Primary

OPB | May 17, 2016 10:58 p.m.

Think Out Loud host Dave Miller and OPB Senior Political Reporter Jeff Mapes pull apart the results of the Oregon primary in a special episode of OPB Politics Now.

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

OPB | May 17, 2016 8 a.m.

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.

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Ted Wheeler Will Be Portland's Next Mayor

OPB | May 17, 2016 8:15 p.m.

State Treasurer Ted Wheeler will be the next mayor of Oregon’s largest city.

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Video: The Kitzhaber Effect - His Resignation's Impact On Elections

OPB | May 16, 2016 2:15 p.m.

Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber resigned over a year ago. That decision is impacting this week's election in interesting ways. This video explains how.

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The Occupation Effect | Endorsement Roundtable | Voter Vox

OPB | May 16, 2016 12:06 p.m.

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.

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Poll: Portland Voters Not Too Hot On Mayor Hales' Performance

OPB | May 15, 2016 3:15 p.m. | Portland

Portland voters appear lukewarm about the city's current mayor.

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Where Portland's Candidates Stand On The Arts

OPB | May 12, 2016 3:45 p.m.

The 2016 candidates for mayor and city council talk about their visions for arts and culture in Portland.

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Election Cheat Sheet: What You Need To Know For Oregon's Primary

OPB | May 12, 2016 9:01 a.m.

Time is running out for voters to get their Oregon primary ballots in by Tuesday's deadline.

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In Race To Replace Jules Bailey, Multnomah County Candidates Promise Boldness

OPB | May 11, 2016 7:25 p.m.

Seven candidates are vying for Jules Bailey’s seat — and talking about a dramatically different approach to how Multnomah County does business.  

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Rebroadcast: Portland Mayoral Debate 2016

OPB | May 12, 2016 noon

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

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Poll: Ted Wheeler, Steve Novick Have Healthy Primary Leads

OPB | May 10, 2016 3:15 p.m.

A new poll conducted for OPB shows Ted Wheeler with a big lead in the race for Portland mayor. The only question is whether he can sway enough undecideds to avoid a runoff.

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OPB Politics Now: We Launch Our New Podcast And Focus On Oregon Primary

OPB | May 6, 2016 10:31 a.m.

We discuss the presidential race in Oregon, a suddenly hot secretary of state's race, Portland mayoral politics — and end with a fun segment we're calling, "That's So Oregon."

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Fringe Mayoral Candidates Focus On Portland's Path Forward

OPB | May 5, 2016 9:32 p.m. | Portland

Ted Wheeler and Jules Bailey have captured most of the attention in the race to lead Portland. But 13 other candidates are adding important substance and perspectives to the campaign.

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Portland Mayor's Race: Ted Wheeler On The Issues

OPB | May 5, 2016 4:47 p.m.

Ted Wheeler is the Oregon state treasurer and one of 15 candidates for Portland mayor.

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Ted Wheeler Says Housing Will Be His Priority If Elected Portland Mayor

OPB | May 4, 2016 5:33 p.m.

State Treasurer Ted Wheeler is the Ivy League–educated son of an Oregon timber magnate. But in the race for Portland mayor, he's a champion for issues like affordable housing and income inequality.

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Portland Mayor's Race: Bim Diston On The Issues

OPB | May 4, 2016 11:15 a.m. | Portland

Bim Diston is an activist and musician. He's running for Portland mayor. 

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Portland Mayor's Race: Jules Bailey On The Issues

OPB | May 4, 2016 8:45 a.m. | Portland

Multnomah County Commissioner Jules Bailey wants to be Portland's next mayor. 

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Candidate Jules Bailey: Portland's Mayor Is Not A CEO

OPB | May 3, 2016 6:22 p.m. | Portland

In the Portland mayoral race, Jules Bailey portrays himself as the progressive, small-money alternative to State Treasurer Ted Wheeler. But he’s run a campaign that has seemed, at times, to contradict itself. 

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Portland Mayor's Race: Sarah Iannarone On The Issues

OPB | May 3, 2016 4:34 p.m. | Portland

Sarah Iannarone, a cafe owner who also works for Portland State University's First Stop Portland program, wants to be Portland's next mayor.