Michael Sipe, Donald Trump, and an alleged multi-level marketing scam
Michael Sipe was a Regional Vice President for an MLM with Trump connections currently being sued for fraud.
City council candidate does not appear to meet residency requirement
Erlin Taylor, owner of a Portland-area property management company, registered to vote in Bend for the first time on a Wednesday and filed to run for city council the next Monday. She has never voted in Bend or Deschutes County.
We’re the Wurst no longer first as Confederate flag guy starts his own food truck
Spotted at a big campaign event for Christine Drazan, the Republican candidate for governor.
Bend City Council Candidate List is Finalized
The deadline for candidates to file for Bend City Council elections has passed today and there are no last minute surprises.
How to watch election night results in Deschutes County
It’s as simple as checking the links, right? Hopefully! First results are released after 8pm Polls close at 8pm. Deschutes County typically reports first results around 8:20. Another round of results usually arrives before midnight. Then we wait. Some counties may offer additional updates the next day, others wait until scheduled reporting dates – that’s […]
Voter Registration by Party for the 2022 Primary Election
Political ads are hitting TV early. Here’s how to track them in Central Oregon.
State candidates report their campaign finances in Orestar. Federal candidates report to the FEC. When they buy ad time on TV or radio, though, the station who runs the ad also has to report it separately to the FCC in what are called Public Inspection Files.
Oregon has new maps for voting districts.
Election 2021 Precinct Maps
I still have a good bit of work to do cleaning up these maps and adding more detail, more election results, more analysis… …but I couldn’t help hitting “Publish” early so that all of you can get immediate access to what I have so far. What would you like me to prioritize next? Drop me […]
The lying is a problem.
Honesty is a good thing to model for young students. For some, though, winning at all costs seems to matter more. Newspapers shy away from using the word “lie” because it’s hard to know whether someone is knowingly spreading a mistruth or doing so out of sincere ignorance. Some lies are so inherently malicious that […]