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Welcome to the League of Women Voters of Portland

The League of Women Voters of Portland is a nonpartisan political organization that promotes informed and active participation in government. Membership is open to all, men and women, who are interested in learning how the government operates and have a desire to make a difference.

The League of Women Voters of Portland is a nonpartisan political organization that promotes informed and active participation in government.  Membership is open to all, men and women, who are interested in learning how the government operates and have a desire to make a difference.

Vote ButtonNovember 4, 2014 Election Resources

 Voters' Guide

The Voters' Guide for November 2014 is now available online! 

Oregon State Voters' Guide  (PDF, 32354Kb)

Multnomah County Voters' Guide (PDF, 43644Kb)

Guía Práctica para Votantes: Oregon (PDF)

Or view information online for the candidates and issues that will appear on your ballot at Vote411.org

Paper copies are available at Multnomah County Library branches and the Multnomah County Elections Office

You can also find these files, as well as a wealth of additional election information for Oregon voters, at VoteOregon.org.  Resources there include:  Easy Voters' Guide; Audio Voters' Guide; voting basics; and the award-winning Oregon Student Mock Election program.

Ballot Measure Voters Forums

Local Ballot Measures

View forum on local ballot measures Portland Parks Bond (26-159), Metro Ballot Measure (26-160) and Portland Public Schools Levy (26-161) here

Measure 86 - Student Access Fund

View forum on Measure 86 here

Measure 87 - Hiring Judges and Measure 89 - Equal Rights Amendment

View forums on Measures 87 and 89 here

Measure 88 - Driver Cards

View forum on Measure 88 here

Measure 90 - Top Two Primary

View forum on Measure 90 here

Measure 91 - Marijuana Legalization

View forum on Measure 91 here

Measure 92 - GMO Labeling

View forums on Ballot Measure 92 here and here

 

Rebroadcast schedule of ballot measure forums (Local, GMO Labeling [92] and Marijuana Legalization [91]

 

Gresham * Fairview * Troutdale Voter Forums

City Positions

Rebroadcast schedule for Gresham, Fairview and Troutdale Forums

Candidate forum for Gresham City Council Position No. 2 (Kirk French and Andrew S. Doolin) View online here

Candidate forum for Fairview City Council Positions No. 4 and 5 (Leslie Moore, Ted Kotsakis, Keith Kudrna, Natalie Voruz) View online here

Candidate forum for Troutdale City Council Position No. 1 (Josh J Moriarty and David Ripma) View online here

 

State Representatives (Districts 50, 51, 52)

View Candidate Forum for State Representative Districts 50, 51 and 52 online here

September General Meeting

Government in our Daily Lives:  Looking locally

Is Portland the City that Works?

Seal of the City of PortlandDoes our unusual commission form of government:
Help city leaders address today's complex issues?
Encourage decisions that are equitable, sustainable, innovative, fact-based and cost-effective?
Make Portland's government more or less effective?
Make Portland’s government more or less responsive to residents?

Who: Chet Orloff, Professor and Historian, Portland State University
Amanda Fritz, Portland City Commissioner
LaVonne Griffith-Valade, City Auditor
Steve Johnson, Professor and Civic Engagement Expert, Portland State University
The program was taped by MetroEast Media and is available for online viewing here.

 

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