Oregon’s Voter Registration Deadline For 2018 Midterms Is Here


Oregon’s voter registration deadline is Tuesday, Oct. 16 for those who want to vote in November’s midterm elections.

Oregon Voter Data For Sale On Dark Web, Secretary Of State Says


Oregon is one of 19 states whose voter registration data a 19-year-old seller has and is attempting to sell on the encrypted dark web.

Poll Shows Brown Holds Slight Lead In Oregon Governor's Race


Oregon Gov. Kate Brown holds a five-point lead against GOP gubernatorial challenger Rep. Knute Buehler, but many voters remain undecided according to a new poll conducted for OPB.

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Poll Shows Herrera Beutler And Long In Virtual Tie In Race For Congress

New poll results claim Democratic challenger Carolyn Long is leading Republican incumbent Jaime Herrera Beutler by a two-point margin, 45 to 43 percent.

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'OPB Politics Now':' Hardesty Vs. Smith For Portland City Council

Portland voters will make history next month, when they elect the city’s first-ever woman of color to the City Council — either Loretta Smith or Jo Ann Hardesty.

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Facing Criticism, Buehler Attacks Trump Immigration Policy

State Rep. Knute Buehler, seeking middle ground on immigration issues in his race for governor, criticized the Trump administration Thursday.

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Final Oregon Gubernatorial Debate Spans Climate Change To Vaccinations

Gov. Kate Brown and state Rep. Knute Buehler touched on abortion, vaccines, and the death penalty for the first time in a debate. The candidates will not meet again before Nov. 6.

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US Rep. Earl Blumenauer Endorses Jo Ann Hardesty In Portland City Council Race

Portland City Council candidate Jo Ann Hardesty has snagged an endorsement from U.S. Rep. Earl Blumenauer.

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In Partisan Era, Oregon's 2nd District Still Talks Politics At Breakfast

Oregon’s only Republican congressman has two decades' worth of staying power. Democrats haven’t bothered to put much muscle into challenging him — until now. 

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Oregon Republicans Ask For Ethics Investigation Into Brown Campaign

The Oregon Republican Party filed a complaint with the Oregon Government Ethics Commission on Wednesday, asking them to investigate whether Gov. Kate Brown used public funds for campaign purposes. 

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Walden Declines Future Debates With Challenger McLeod-Skinner

U.S. Rep. Greg Walden said he won’t debate his challenger Jamie McLeod-Skinner again before the November election.

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'OPB Politics Now:' Breaking Down Measures 103 And 104

OPB's political reporters explain tax policy via Measures 103 and 104. That’s the grocery tax preemption and a change in how state lawmakers need to vote on taxes.

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Portland City Council Candidates Disagree On Policing, Public Safety

In a debate at the Portland City Club, City Council candidates Loretta Smith and Jo Ann Hardesty differed sharply on public safety. They also misstated some facts.

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