In 2010, Portland voters were asked whether they wanted an elected mayor. Voters said yes — they wanted a chief executive accountable to voters. But so far, that’s not what we’ve gotten. Right now, the most powerful person in Portland government is the city manager, Jon Jennings. The city manager is not elected and not […]
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