Accusations and denials continue to fly in the Portland City Council race between incumbent Jo Ann Hardesty and challenger Rene Gonzalez after Gonzalez’ campaign headquarters was vandalized for the second time in a month.
The campaign for City Council candidate Rene Gonzalez is accusing incumbent Jo Ann Hardesty of inciting the most recent vandalism to its downtown campaign headquarters.
The $77K fine facing Rene Gonzalez’s campaign over discounted office space was revoked Thursday by a judge.
Portland City Commissioner Mingus Mapps announced Tuesday that he is endorsing Rene Gonzalez in the city council race.
Incumbent Jo Ann Hardesty has conceded the Portland city commissioner race to challenger Rene Gonzalez, who is currently leading the election with more than 55% of the vote.
Portland attorney and businessman Rene Gonzalez is another political newcomer who beat the odds to become Portland’s newest city commissioner.
The Portland Fire & Rescue Association is not backing its own Commissioner Jo Ann Hardesty, who oversees the department, but rather endorsing her opponent.
Portland City Council candidate Rene Gonzalez picked up two notable endorsements this week, the union representing Portland firefighters, and the Portland Police Association.
Portland City Council candidate Rene Gonzalez’s appeal to a $77,000 campaign violation penalty has been rejected by the city’s Small Donor Elections program.
Portland-city-commissioner-elect Rene Gonzalaez was able to clinch a close victory over incumbent candidate Jo Ann Haredesty by winning with voters in East and West Portland. Hardesty, meanwhile, was popular among voters in North and Southeast Portland.