Elections

Local, state and national election coverage on KBOO community radio

Multnomah County Ballot Counting

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Evening News
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Wed, 11/05/2008

When KBOO heard about the possibility of water damage on ballots at the Multnomah County elections office, reporter Theresa Mitchell headed over to find out what was going on.
Although the close race between Jeff Merkley and incumbent Gordon Smith for State Senator has now been decided for Merkley, we knew that Multnomah, the most populous county in Oregon, played a critical role in determining that result.
 

4:47 minutes (4.38 MB)

California Gay Marriage Legal Battle continues

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Evening News
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Wed, 11/05/2008

The ballots have barely been counted But the legal battle against California’s Proposition 8, to end gay and lesbian marriages, has already moved on.  KBOO’s Jacob Anderson-Minshall has more

1:47 minutes (1.64 MB)

Technology and the Elections

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The Digital Divide
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Wed, 11/19/2008

This program begins with a roundup of technology news from around the world and then provides in-depth feature stories from a variety of reporters. 

52:07 minutes (23.86 MB)

Show for November 17, 2008

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Sun, 11/16/2008

Hosted by Denise Morris, this program deals with the global economic crisis and what it would take to fix it, the broken mental health system and what it needs, and why California  voters  passed  a  ban on gay marriage.  We also hear a review  of  the documentary film about Darcelle XV, Queens of Heart.  Hear the whole show by clicking the arrow above, or individual pieces by following the links  below:

1.  John Cavanagh, co-director of the Institute  for Policy Studies, explains what led to the global financial crisis and what  could fix  it.

54:13 minutes (31.03 MB)

Gay Rights and Prop. 8

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Sun, 11/16/2008

Why did progressive California pass the anti-gay-marriage proposition?  Frann Michel and Denise  Morris explore the issues. 

9:33 minutes (5.47 MB)

Locus Focus

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Locus Focus
Air date: 
Wed, 11/19/2008 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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A trickle up econonic solution to the current crisis & the latest on Alaskan election results

Locus Focus host Barbara Bernstein talks with Chuck Collins with the Institute for Policy Studies about what caused the current finanical meltdown and how a bottom up investment strategy is the best solution to the current crisis. Later in the hour we'll get an update on Alaskan election returns with Anchorage talk show host Shannyn Moore.

Rallies for Gay Marriage in 300+ US cities Sat 11/15

THANK YOU to everyone who participated in rallies around the country! And a huge thank you to all of our straight-allies who are now stepping forward in solidarity with us! What can YOU DO today to make a difference? Talk to your neighbors, talk to your family, talk to your child's teachers, and your coworkers about why this issue means something to you. When things become personal, opinions change......

Protesters turned out is scores of cities across America to protest the unprecedented stripping of rights from gays and lesbians with the passage of California’s Proposition 8, as well as the passage of anti-marriage amendments in Arizona and Florida.

Positively Revolting

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Fri, 11/14/2008 - 8:00am - 9:00am

Hosts Melodie Silverwolf and Crystal Leighty speak with Chris Hedges about his current article on truthdig.com called "America the Illiterate."

Sat 11/15 National Rally against Prop 8 - Oregon details

Message from the Democratic Party of Oregon, LGBTQ caucus:

November 4th election night has come and passed.  As Democrats, as Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Oregonians and Americans we have much to celebrate.

Flashpoints

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Flashpoints
Air date: 
Thu, 11/13/2008 - 11:15am - 12:00pm

Topics include a report from occupied Gaza, the crisis of displaced refugees in Congo, and former Presidential candidate Cynthia McKinney reflects on the election and the future of President-Elect Obama.

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