Posts Tagged ‘elections’


Unless you live under a rock you know the election is approaching – Obama was at Waterfront park yesterday (and his speech was impressive!), Bill and Chelsea were in town planting gardens with school kids and campaigning for Hilary, the yard signs for local elections are everywhere – with supporters standing at busy intersections waving at passing cars – John Kroger himself, Attorney General candidate, was out with his supporters at the east end of the Hawthorne bridge this morning. But because of our mail in ballot process – which I do love – it can be easy to suddenly go “Holy Crap – I haven’t mailed in my ballot yet!”

The deadline is tomorrow people – it’s too late to mail them – but you can drop them off in a myriad of locations.

Obama in PDX on Friday

I’d heard Barack Obama was planning an Oregon visit relatively soon – but I just read that he is officially going to be at the Memorial Coliseum Friday morning and then that evening on the O of U campus in Eugene. Tickets are free – but you do have to get them in advance at

Especially after his eloquent speech today, I’d love a chance to hear him speak in person. It’s tough to get off work with such short notice though… I’m bummed!!

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