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Political Chat: Same-Sex Marriage, Voter Registrations

From left: Jeff Mapes, Bill Lunch and Geoff Norcross.

From left: Jeff Mapes, Bill Lunch and Geoff Norcross.


Same-sex marriage emerged again this week as a big story, both here in Oregon and elsewhere in the nation – notably Virginia. Meanwhile, a review of voter registration numbers revealed that for the first time, more than thirty percent of voters in Oregon are not affiliated with the major parties. A reminder: In Oregon, if you’re not affiliated, you don’t vote for candidates in the primary.

Let’s give our political guys a chance to chew on all this. Bill Lunch is OPB’s political analyst, and Jeff Mapes is the senior political reporter for The Oregonian. Click “play” above to listen in on the conversation.

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