July 15, 2014 | Oregonlive.com-- Ray Horton has less than three months to convince 69,842 Portlanders of his cause.
The Southeast Portland resident filed two separate prospective recall petitions with the city Auditor's Office in the past week.
Horton wants voters to have a chance to recall Commissioner Steve Novick and Mayor Charlie Hales this fall. The auditor's office approved both recall applications, now Horton just needs the signatures.
The current recall campaign comes amid an occasionally contentious political discussion surrounding how to pay for street maintenance in the Rose City. Hales and Novick are proposing a monthly street fee on residents and businesses, with the goal of bringing in $53 million per year. READ FULL ARTICLE