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Get big money out of politics: why Multnomah County voters should vote “yes” on 26-184.

By Juan Carlos Ordóñez of Portland, Oregon. Juan Carlos served on the 2015-16 Multnomah County Charter Review Committee and is a part of honest-elections.com. Earlier this week, I had the pleasure of debating the merits of Multnomah County ballot Measure 26-184 at a forum organized the League of Women Voters of Portland. Here is my opening statement: Let me start with a quote: The cost of running for public office has escalated in the last 30 years to the point where many competent and willing citizens cannot participate as candidates.
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