Gregg Henton is an angry comments guy
Language warning This post reproduces social media posts from a school board candidate containing NSFW and hateful language. This post includes updates below What kind of behavior is appropriate for a school board member? Only two people are vying for Position 4 on the Bend-La Pine School Board: One candidate, Shirley Olson, spent her career […]
Bend school board candidates talking race on Fox News
We finally found the school board candidates who have been refusing to participate in public events or answer to the public! They’re on Fox News! Maria Dauenhauer and Wendy Imel are half of a bloc of crank candidates running for Bend-La Pine School Board this year. Traditionally, candidates appear at several public events to present […]
Back of the napkin GIS sketch on redistricting
Any talk of redistricting needs to focus on giving Central Oregon more coherent representation. Bend grew astronomically since 2010, but so did the surrounding areas. Current legislative maps feature silly districts – the city of Sisters is in a Senate District (SD) that touches both the Washington and Nevada borders; La Pine is squeezed into […]
Redistricting is coming!
Census population data will be delayed until later this year, but the map files were posted online last month. Find new maps at the Census website here.
The newspaper is a campaign resource
Whether readers are truly informed depends on editorial standards
Campaign finance reporting depends on transparency
Mistakes happen. Trust is key.
Law, ethics, and what campaigns do
Sometimes they’re three very different things.
A Snapshot of Campaign Finances Ahead of the Election
Spending is up modestly, except for a few going to the stratosphere.
Why go negative? It’s usually because you’re losing.
Winning isn’t everything.