Local Ballot Measures
Monday, October 10, 7-9PM (doors open at 6:30)
Multnomah County Building Board Room
501 SE Hawthorne Blvd.
LWV of Portland will host debates on three local ballot measures. We will hear what advocates on both sides are saying about these measures. Our co-sponsors are NAACP and The Links. The forum will be recorded by MetroEast Community Media for rebroadcast and online streaming. Watch here for rebroadcast schedule and online streaming availability.
Portland Affordable Housing Bond (26-179)
Multnomah County Appointed Sheriff (26-183)
Multnomah County Campaign Finance Reforms (26-184)
Free and Open to the Public
Of Four Ballot Measures
View Forum Online Here
Oregon Budget Briefing (Brian DeForest’s Power Point Presentation for the forum)
Fundamentals of the Oregon Budget
Explanation of Measures 96 (Veterans Services); Measure 98 (High School Success); and Measure 99 (Outdoor School)
Debate on Measure 97 (Increases corporate minimum tax)
Recorded by MetroEast Media
Urges Members to Aid the Effort
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Portland City Council unanimously voted to refer a $258.4 million affordable housing bond measure to Portland voters in November. The League of Women Voters of Portland supports the measure and urges members to make every effort to help pass it.
The League of Women Voters of Portland has received a Multnomah Bar Foundation grant to hold candidate and ballot measure forums and provide comprehensive voters’ guides prior to the primary and general elections.
LWVUS has adopted a new position on Money in Politics and calls for the Federal Election Commission to be restructured.
See the press release here.