March 21 is the deadline to run for office
March 21 is the filing deadline for the May 21, 2013, special district election.
Two Hood River-based Republican representatives recently joined forces in an effort to pass a tuition equity bill for undocumented students in Oregon.
Topics include coal, forest funds, gun violence and bullying
Students got to know the issues, and got to know the legislator, in Friday’s classroom Q-and-A with Rep. Greg Walden.
The “new” council has abruptly changed in Cascade Locks. Randy Holmstrom, Mark Storm and Brad Lorang have left the council, submitting their letters of resignation to city hall, one week after their first public meeting with a newly elected mayor and two new council members.
U.S. Rep. Greg Walden, R-Ore., fielded questions ranging from reductions in military funding to “heavy handed” labor regulations and gun control at Monday’s town hall meeting in The Dalles.
Incumbent stays by three votes following recount
Laurent Picard will be back on city council in January.
The election is not quite over yet.
Hood River county election results are not yet certified as the county elections department works to balance its ballot count, but the results appear to be largely set.
Hood River Republican promoted in party leadership
The Republican members of the U.S. House of Representatives unanimously selected U.S. Rep. Greg Walden, R-Ore., on Nov. 14 to one of the top Republican leadership positions in the Congress. He will chair the National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC).
Total turnout, Hood River County: 84.34 percent — 9,837 out of 11,663 eligible
Peter Nordbye shares campaign finance lessons
Oregon State House of Representatives incumbent Mark Johnson, (R-District 52) of Hood River, will be headed back to Salem for another term, thanks to a successful, yet close run against Democratic opponent Peter Nordbye.
In Nov. 6 Hood River County Elections results, Mark Johnson and Greg Walden trailed in voting in their own communities but won re-election in their districts in voting Nov. 6.
The election is over, but the work of the election signs is not.
Voter turnout stands at just over 50 percent, with 5,782 of the 11,700 ballots turned in to County Elections as of Friday morning.
A cable park in the Nichols boat basin is back on the table. Following a contentious Tuesday night meeting the Hood River Port Commission decided to hold a vote on whether to enter into negotiations for a cable park in the basin Nov. 14.
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