Chuck Riley’s little Libertarian elves

by NW Spotlight There is a Grimm’s Fairy Tale about a shoemaker who goes to bed and wakes up to find elves have finished his work for him. In Oregon politics, Democrat Chuck Riley is the shoemaker and Hillsboro-area Libertarians … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:00 | Posted in 2014 Election, Oregon Senate | 19 Comments

Oregon SD 15 race still not decided

by NW Spotlight The race in Hillsboro for Oregon Senate District 15 is still too close to call. Washington County Elections posted an update at 3:30 PM today that now shows Democrat Chuck Riley up by 13 votes, over incumbent … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:07 | Posted in 2014 Election, Oregon Senate | 13 Comments

Chris Dudley to Oregon Republicans: Get those votes in now!

The Leadership Fund Chris Dudley urges Republicans to vote in closing days of election Salem, OR – Former Trail Blazer and Republican candidate for Governor Chris Dudley is encouraging fellow Republicans to Get-Out-and-Vote. A message sent to Republicans on Monday … Continue reading

Posted by at 09:12 | Posted in 2014 Election, Oregon House, Oregon Senate, Voting | 3 Comments

The two faces of Sara Gelser on the environment

by NW Spotlight Sara Gelser, the Democratic candidate for state senate in Senate District 8 (Albany/Corvallis), has her campaign face. Candidate Sara Gelser says she will “be a champion for the environment.” She’s getting big support from an out-of-state billionaire … Continue reading

Posted by at 03:13 | Posted in 2014 Election, Oregon Senate | 4 Comments

Chuck Riley campaign turns to out-right lies in race against Bruce Starr

Oregon Senate Republicans Hillsboro, OR – In a desperate attempt to undermine Senator Bruce Starr’s strong record supporting education in Oregon, Chuck Riley (D-Hillsboro) and the Democratic Party of Oregon have sent a mailer to thousands of voters that are … Continue reading

Posted by at 07:30 | Posted in 2014 Election, Education, Oregon Senate, State Budget | 5 Comments

Sara Gelser’s 9 year political career: a steady decline in education spending

Oregon Senate Republicans Betsy Close fought for $150 million increase to Gelser’s school budget Albany, OR – As a percentage of overall state discretionary spending, classroom spending has declined by almost 3% under Sara Gelser’s (D-Corvallis) watch as State Representative … Continue reading

Posted by at 02:22 | Posted in 2014 Election, Education, Oregon Senate, State Budget | 7 Comments

Millionaire Gelser turns to California billionaire to try to buy election

Oregon Senate Republicans Salem, OR – Only one day after Sara Gelser disingenuously complained about outside money trying to “distort” her record (she notably failed to identify a single distortion), it was revealed that Sara Gelser will receive massive in-kind … Continue reading

Posted by at 11:49 | Posted in 2014 Election, Oregon Senate | 9 Comments

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