Pavel Goberman is a Democrat and Russian immigrant who is campaigning for US Senate in Oregon. He has been a fixture in the local political process as a candidate for a number of offices. And he has filed complaints and lawsuits against those he feels have wronged him. Don Merrill talked with Pavel Goberman about his views on corruption, some of Oregon's big issues and what he says Americans don't appreciate about America. *These interviews are part of a project to invite all Oregon candidates for the 2014 election to share their views. A transcript of this interview will be posted shortly.
29:01 minutes (26.56 MB)
Judge Keith Raines is a non-partisan and a sitting judge for Oregon's 20th Judicial Dist. Circuit Court in Washington County. He is a running for re-election. He talked with Don Merrill about judicial activism, running a court on a tight budget and how sharing his own mistakes with the people standing before him is a good thing. *These interviews are part of a project to invite all Oregon candidates for the 2014 election to share their views. A transcript of this interview will be posted shortly.
29:48 minutes (27.29 MB)
Bill Resnick talks with Andrew Spencher of FairVote about the politics of how our elections actually happen. Bill starts by pointing out that democracy is much more than elections, but that they are still relevant. Andrew talks about what FairVote is and is trying to do, fair elections and the recent president commission report, and new systems of voting (like instant Run Off Voting).