Communities across Oregon face a wave of homelessness, as residents struggle with costs that put homes out of their reach. In this part of the Vote 2022 series, the three leading candidates for Oregon governor discuss the problem and what they would do to solve it.
Kevin Cammeron in his bid for re-election seeks to continue the work he started as a commissioner. His opponent, Andrew Dennis, says his experience as a state housing policy analyst makes him better equipped to oversee the county’s budget.
Registration can be online, or in-person at Marion and Polk counties’ elections offices.
The two candidates would have very different approaches, particularly on criminal justice issues, if they are elected in this competitive district.
In the first part of a series on the Oregon governor’s race, candidates take up the challenges facing Oregon schools. See what Tina Kotek, Christine Drazan and Betsy Johnson want to do in the education arena.
After representing south Salem on the council, T.J. Sullivan said he’d focus on business and growth, while Tom Andersen would continue his work on climate and environmental issues.
Two Salem legislators are facing off to represent the south half of the city in the state Senate.
Sen. Kim Thatcher and Keizer attorney Richard Walsh are seeking the seat representing north Salem and Keizer.
The pardon for marijuana possession announced last week signals a change in drug policy reform for local advocates.
Republican Mike Erickson wants $800,000 from opponent to cover costs of refuting allegations made by Democrat Andrea Salinas. The lawsuit comes two weeks before ballots go out for the November election.