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Ballot Measure Forum-Portland & Multnomah County

Mutlnomah County Building 501 SE Hawthorne Blvd
Event Contact Person: Margaret Noel

About this event

This event is provided by League of Women Voters of Portland

Three Local Ballot Measures
Weighing the Pros and Cons

On Monday evening, October 10, from 7:00 to 9:00 PM, the League of Women
Voters of Portland will host debates on three local ballot measures. We will
examine how these measures will affect Portland and Multnomah County. We will
also hear what advocates on both sides are saying about them. The debates
will be held in the Multnomah County Board Room, 501 SE Hawthorne Boulevard,
Portland, and will address the following measures.

Measure 26-179, City of Portland Affordable Housing Bond
In Favor: Jessica Larson, Director, Welcome Home Coalition
Against: Eric Fruits, Ph.D., President, Economics International Corp.

Measure 26-183, Multnomah County Charter Amendment for an Appointed Sheriff
In Favor: Judy Shiprack, Multnomah County Commissioner
Against: Mike Reese, Multnomah County Sheriff

Measure 26-184, Multnomah County Charter Amendment for Campaign Finance
In Favor: Juan Carlos Ordonez, Charter Review Comm.; “Honest Elections”
Against: Steve March, Multnomah County Auditor

This Local Ballot Measure Forum is free and open to the public. Doors open
at 6:30 PM.

Parking is available on the street. The Multnomah County Building is also
easily accessed by public transportation. Trimet options include bus lines 4,
6, 10, 14, 15 and the Portland Streetcar.

The forum will be recorded by MetroEast Community Media for rebroadcast and
online streaming from Funding for the recording is provided by
the Multnomah Bar Foundation.

A State Ballot Measures Forum held on Sept. 12 is now online and may be
viewed from That Forum included a presentation on the Fundamentals of the
Oregon Budget, a review of Measure 96 (Veterans Services); 98 (High School
Success); 99 (Outdoor School); and a debate on Measure 97 (Increase to the
corporate minimum tax).