Bonamici vs. Cornilles: How Did Your Neighborhood Vote?


The precinct level results for last month's 1st Congressional District election are finally out (try to contain your excitement), which means we can take a sneaky peak at how those westside neighborhoods in Portland voted:View Larger MapNothing very remarkable, except that precinct 158, that tiny Republican holdout of 110 registered voters in the hills, remains strongly defiant of its neighbors (60 ...   More
Monday, February 20, 2012 RUTH BROWN

Cornilles' Concession: I Didn't Like What They Said About Me and My Business


Republican Rob Cornilles offered the typical congratulations and concessions after his decisive loss to Democrat Suzanne Bonamici in Tuesday's special election to fill the congressional seat vacated by ex-U.S. Rep. David Wu, D-Ore.But he also got some sharp shots in at both the attack advertising and the media for the way he was portrayed during the campaign. It's not unusual for a losing candidate ...   More
Wednesday, February 1, 2012 WW Staff

See the Cornilles-Bonamici Endorsement Video


Several weeks ago, we posted a short clip from the our endorsement interview with the leading candidates for the Congressional District 1 race to succeed David Wu.  Over the weekend, the Rob Cornilles campaign decided to make an issue of the fact that we hadn't posted the entire 92-minute video, claiming that the balance of the interview is embarrassing to Suzanne Bonamici.We'll let you decide.  ...   More
Monday, January 30, 2012 by Mark Zusman

What To Do On Your Lunch Break: Vote


Residents of Oregon's First Congressional District have until 8pm tonight to vote for Democrat Suzanne Bonamici, Republican Rob Cornilles, Libertarian James Foster or Progressive Stephen Cody Reynolds in the special election to replace former U.S. Rep. David Wu (D).WW endorsed Bonamici. See the video of our endorsement interview here. Turnout was strong as of 9am this morning, according to Multnomah ...   More
Tuesday, January 31, 2012 COREY PEIN

It’s All in the Game

Rob Cornilles’ pursuit of tax breaks and his shrinking company challenge his campaign image as a “Job Creator.”

Rob Cornilles hasn’t seen his campaign message that he’s a “job creator” go quite like he’d hoped.  Cornilles is the Republican nominee in the Jan. 31 special election to replace fo   More
Wednesday, December 14, 2011 NIGEL JAQUISS

Out Wu, In New

Our endorsement in the race for the 1st Congressional District. Election day is Jan. 31.

Few voters in Oregon’s 1st Congressional District will miss U.S. Rep. David Wu.  First elected in 1998, Wu resigned last August after exhibiting bizarre behavior and, ultimately, facing a   More
Wednesday, January 11, 2012 WW Staff

VIDEO: From West Point To Pot Smuggler, A Third-Party Congressional Candidate's Adventure


The major party candidates to replace Oregon's former First Congressional District Rep. David Wu—Democrat Suzanne Bonamici and Republican Rob Cornilles—have captured most of the media attention and donor support. But WW also took the time last week to interview the third-party candidates in the race who will also appear on the ballot for the Jan. 31 special election: Progressive Party candidate ...   More
Monday, January 9, 2012 COREY PEIN

Rob Cornilles Endorsed by Major Pesticide Lobby Group


Republican congressional candidate Rob Cornilles has gladly accepted the endorsement of a group he says represents the interests of the Oregon agricultural and logging industries, both big parts of the economy in the First Congressional district he's hopes to represent."Forestry and agriculture are among the key parts of this district’s economy and OFS recognizes that, as a job creator, I understand ...   More
Friday, January 6, 2012 HANNAH HOFFMAN

CD1: Cornilles, Bonamici Rack Up Easy Wins


Rob Cornilles demolished thin competition to win the Republican nomination in the First Congressional District special election Tuesday night. At 10 pm, the Secretary of State's elections division tally showed Cornilles leading Jim Greenfield 72 percent to 12 percent. In the Democratic primary, which featured three current office holders—Labor Commissioner Brad Avakian, State Sen. Suzanne Bonamici ...   More
Tuesday, November 8, 2011 NIGEL JAQUISS

Our Primary Picks to Replace David Wu

Our endorsements in Oregon's 1st Congressional District special election.

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When U.S. Rep David Wu resigned his seat in August, he did something pretty unusual in Oregon these days...   More
Wednesday, October 19, 2011 WW Editorial Staff


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