Elections

Local, state and national election coverage on KBOO community radio

Ballot Initiatives from A to Z: Get Out and VOTE, Dammit!!!

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Tue, 10/26/2010
Vote, dammit! Abe and Joe run down the ballot initatives for the Nov. 2 election.

 Got ballot measures? Oh, yes you do. Abe and Joe parse the initiatives up for a yea or nay vote in the November 2 election in Portland. Also, FOX News stinks.

 
57:49 minutes (26.47 MB)

The Abe and Joe Talk Radio Show on 10/26/10

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Tue, 10/26/2010 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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Vote, dammit! Abe and Joe run down the ballot initatives for the Nov. 2 election.

 Got ballot measures? Oh, yes you do. Abe and Joe parse the initiatives up for a yea or nay vote in the November 2 election in Portland. Also, FOX News stinks.

 

Voter Owned Elections: an Interview with State Senator Diane Rosenbaum

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Labor Radio
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Mon, 10/25/2010

Oregon State Senator Diane Rosenbaum discusses Portland's Voter Owned Elections, now on the ballot as Measure 26-108.  She also describes the status and prospects of Oregon's Family and Medical Leave law.

13:31 minutes (12.38 MB)

Mickey Huff, co-author of Project Censored’s “Censored 2011: The Top Censored Stories of 2009-2010.″

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Wed, 10/20/2010

Host Lisa Loving speaks with Mickey Huff, co-author of Project Censored’s “Censored 2011: The Top Censored Stories of 2009-2010.″ They will discuss the most under-reported stories the corporate media ignore.

57:26 minutes (26.3 MB)

Voter-Owned Elections

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Mon, 10/18/2010

 Bill Resnick talks with Janice Thompson of Common Cause about publicly-financed politics and voter-owned elections, and specifically how Portland Ballot 26-108 ensures them.

6:46 minutes (3.1 MB)

Proportional Representation and Instant Run-off Voting

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Tue, 10/19/2010

 Bill Resnick talks with Rob Ritchie of fair vote about the problems with winner-take-all elections and already existing alternatives like proportional representation, but also Instant Run-off Voting.

 

Rob Ritchie is the executive director of FairVote. Here's a description from their website of what they do:

8:46 minutes (4.01 MB)

Old Mole Variety Hour October 18th

program date: 
Mon, 10/18/2010

 

Today's Old Mole - hosted by Tom Becker - features conversations about alternative electoral systems emerging in the US; the relationship between domestic violence and economic hardship; voter-owned elections; and horror stories of defrauded home-owners.

Below are links to the individual segments.

1. Bil Resnick speaks with Rob Ritchie of FairVote.

2. Bill speaks again with Janice Thompson about a Portland ballot measure aimed to keep voter-owned elections. 

37:21 minutes (17.1 MB)

Updates on Mumia and November elections

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Prison Pipeline
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Mon, 10/18/2010

We heard from Shawn Carnahan, who provided updates on Mumia Abu-Jamal, and Erika Spaet who shared the position Partnership, Safety and Justice has taken on some of the the November election issues.

If you appreciate Prison Pipeline and the other fine programs presented on KBOO, call in your pledge or click on the tip jar on the right hand corner of this website to help support this station.
 

27:27 minutes (25.13 MB)

Talk Radio on 10/20/10

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Wed, 10/20/2010 - 8:00am - 9:00am
Short Description: 
Mickey Huff, co-author of Project Censored’s “Censored 2011: The Top Censored Stories of 2009-2010.″

Host Lisa Loving speaks with Mickey Huff, co-author of Project Censored’s “Censored 2011: The Top Censored Stories of 2009-2010.″ They will discuss the most under-reported stories the corporate media ignore.

Voices from the Edge on 10-14-2010

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Thu, 10/14/2010

Jo Ann and Dave look at the ballot measure scramble for bucks for everything from fire response equipment and historical societies to better transit for elders and more jail space for sex offenders.

The conversation doesn't end when the program does. You can join in additional discussion of the week's issue on our blog at kboo.fm/voicesfromtheedge  (click on the "blog" tab). You'll find additional information, important links, comments from other listeners and commentary from Jo Ann and Dave. Have a question for our guests, but can't call in during the program? Post your questions on line so we can make them a part of the Voices discussion.


32:48 minutes (30.03 MB)
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