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Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler, 3 other local candidates hit with campaign fina
Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler, 3 other local candidates hit with campaign fina
Ronald Buel, a member of political action committee Honest Elections Oregon, filed complaints with the Portland City Auditor’s Office claiming that since September, Wheeler accepted 15 donations that exceeded $500 and Ozzie Gonzalez and Jack Kerfoot each accepted four.
·oregonlive.com·
Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler, 3 other local candidates hit with campaign fina
7 candidates for Portland City Council qualify for relaunched taxpayer fina
7 candidates for Portland City Council qualify for relaunched taxpayer fina
Seven Portland City Council candidates including incumbent Commissioner Chloe Eudaly have qualified to receive taxpayer dollars to help fund their campaigns, leading to more than $550,000 set to be doled by the end of January, according to the city.
·oregonlive.com·
7 candidates for Portland City Council qualify for relaunched taxpayer fina
Portland man files court appeal seeking campaign finance fines against Mayo
Portland man files court appeal seeking campaign finance fines against Mayo
Ronald Buel, a member of political action committee Honest Elections Oregon, said in his complaint filed last week in Multnomah County Circuit Court that he believes Wheeler has received more than $73,000 in contributions that violate the legal limit.
·oregonlive.com·
Portland man files court appeal seeking campaign finance fines against Mayo
Mayor Wheeler Hit With Three Campaign Violations - Blogtown - Portland Merc
Mayor Wheeler Hit With Three Campaign Violations - Blogtown - Portland Merc
Mayor Ted Wheeler's reelection campaign has shirked some of Portland's campaign regulations, according to a letter sent by the city's elections office Tuesday afternoon. "After an investigation," writes City Elections Officer Debroah Scroggin, "I have identified three violations of city campaign regulations. I am issuing this letter of warning and education." Wheeler's campaign is accused of failing to disclose its top donors on his campaign website, on its Facebook page, and on its Twitter page....
·portlandmercury.com·
Mayor Wheeler Hit With Three Campaign Violations - Blogtown - Portland Merc
Portland Mayor's Reelection Campaign To Limit Future Donations After Court
Portland Mayor's Reelection Campaign To Limit Future Donations After Court
Though Portland's auditor said the city is not yet ready to enforce the Oregon Supreme Court's ruling in favor of strict campaign finance limits, Mayor Ted Wheeler announced late Friday his campaign will begin abiding by a $500 cap on future donations. 
·opb.org·
Portland Mayor's Reelection Campaign To Limit Future Donations After Court
Portland to begin enforcing $500 campaign donation limit next week, but it
Portland to begin enforcing $500 campaign donation limit next week, but it
Portland city election officials say they’ll begin enforcing the voter-approved $500-per-donor limit after the Oregon Court of Appeals on Tuesday overturned a Multnomah County Circuit judge’s decision declaring campaign contribution limits in city elections unconstitutional.
·oregonlive.com·
Portland to begin enforcing $500 campaign donation limit next week, but it
Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler can keep spending mega campaign contributions, j
Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler can keep spending mega campaign contributions, j
Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler can keep spending from his war chest of large campaign contributions collected before the Oregon Supreme Court overturned decades of precedent and made campaign donation limits legal in Oregon, a judge ruled Friday.
·oregonlive.com·
Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler can keep spending mega campaign contributions, j
Hall Monitor: Frustrated by Portland Bureaucracy? Keep an Eye on the Charte
Hall Monitor: Frustrated by Portland Bureaucracy? Keep an Eye on the Charte
Hall Monitor is a regular column on issues related to Portland City Hall and its influence on the community it serves. There are no fewer than five city bureaus in Portland that are responsible for trash cleanup in public spaces. Depending on the location, need, and availability, one of them might be able to address the growing dump site that’s popped up down the street from your house. If that fails, maybe you can just...
·portlandmercury.com·
Hall Monitor: Frustrated by Portland Bureaucracy? Keep an Eye on the Charte
States and localities take on foreign-influenced political spending
States and localities take on foreign-influenced political spending
Ki Hong and Sam Rothbloom of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP discuss bans adopted by states and localities to prohibit U.S. companies from making political contributions where they have foreign owners, noting that some bans go beyond the federal ban and raise First Amendment and preemption concerns.
·reuters.com·
States and localities take on foreign-influenced political spending
Opinion: Portland must safeguard public campaign finance program’s independence
Opinion: Portland must safeguard public campaign finance program’s independence
Portland needs to make both short-term and long-term changes to the Small Donor Elections Program to ensure it remains free of political interference, write Amy Sample Ward, Berk Nelson and Cristina Nieves, who serve on the Portland Elections Commission.
·oregonlive.com·
Opinion: Portland must safeguard public campaign finance program’s independence