June 20, 2022 •
Portland’s Government Put to the Ballot
A commission created to review the current government structure in Portland, Oregon has voted to put a comprehensive governmental restructuring proposition on the ballot this November.
Voters will get to decide on expanding the number of City Council members to 12, implement ranked-choice voting for council members, and hire a professional city administrator.
These changes come on the heels of mass-dissatisfaction among the Portland residents.
Increases in crime, homelessness, and housing costs have all been blamed for the amplified scrutiny of the current government.
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