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Hartmeier-Prigg was backed by NW Oregon Labor Council, United Food and Commercial Workers Local 555 and Tualatin Fire Fighters Local 1660.
Ballots are due by Tuesday, Sept. 21.
All six candidates endorsed by the SW Washington CLC will go on to the November general election, and five were the top vote-getters.
Washington’s 2021 primary helps determine city councils and school districts. Ballots are mailed July 16 and must be postmarked by Aug. 3.
Amanda Fritz, a former psychiatric nurse and member of Oregon Nurses Association, talks about her 12 years at Portland City Council.
Two campaigns for free preschool have merged so that Multnomah County voters can decide on a single measure this November.
Aimed at the November 2020 ballot, it would provide free preschool to all 3- and 4-year-olds in Multnomah County, and living wages for preschool teachers.
Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler gives all city workers 40 hours paid bereavement leave, to grieve 400 years of oppression.
Smith faces former school board member Dan Ryan in the Aug. 11 runoff election for the vacant Portland City Council position held by the late Nick Fish.
Signature gathering will begin soon on a union-backed ballot initiative to offer free preschool for all 3- and 4-year-olds in Multnomah County.