Recent history has shown that star power can help you get elected to public office. But can it work when the office you want is county commissioner?

And: Do sports fans care which party Paul Allen and Phil Knight support with the money they spend on tickets, T-shirts and shoes?

OPB news director Anna Griffin and political reporters Lauren Dake and Dirk VanderHart explore the tricky intersection of sports, celebrity and politics on this week’s episode of “OPB Politics Now.”

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