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‘OPB Politics Now': Takeaways from Oregon’s election results

The dust is still settling -- and the ballots are still being counted -- from Tuesday’s election. But we’ve learned a lot about how the specific results this week impact the broader picture of Oregon politics.


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The Oregon Capitol in Salem, Ore., Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019.

‘OPB Politics Now': Election night recap

On the latest episode of "OPB Politics Now," we break down Tuesday night’s results and what it means for the future of Oregon.


‘OPB Politics Now:’ Trump’s impact on the Northwest

Four years ago, then-presidential candidate Donald Trump promised to kick start the timber industry, cut regulations for farmers and give more voice to rural parts of the Northwest.


‘OPB Politics Now:’ Portland mayor and city council previews

On this special election preview episode of "OPB Politics Now," our campaign team looks at the race for Portland mayor and city commissioner. Can Ted Wheeler break the curse and become Portland's first two-term mayor in a generation? Or is Sarah Iannarone the new Bud Clark?


‘OPB Politics Now:’ Drugs, campaign donations and cigarettes on the ballot

On this special election preview episode of "OPB Politics Now," our reporters break down the four Oregon ballot measures on the November ballot. They include limits on campaign finance donations, higher taxes on cigarettes and two big changes in state drug policy.


A ballot is dropped off at the Washington County Elections Office in Beaverton, Ore., on Nov. 5, 2018.

‘OPB Politics Now:’ A live look at your ballot

On this special live episode of "OPB Politics Now," our team of campaign reporters tells you everything you need to know to vote this year. From Olympia to Salem, from Congressional races to school bonds, we've got it covered.





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OPB Politics Now is a weekly podcast that takes a deep dive into the hottest political topics in Oregon and the Northwest. Every Friday, OPB’s political reporters and special guests offer in-depth analysis, discussion and insight into candidates, events and issues