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Monday, May 06, 2013

Ballots are arriving for the hotly-contested special election on whether to fluoridate Portland's water.

The fight over fluoridating Portland's water has already generated more than $855,000 in cash and in-kind contributions.

The fight has produced interest splits in the community. It is supported by major health care organization and most elected officials. But Measure 26-151 is opposed by major environmental organizations and some minor political parties. Minority organizations are split on it.

Read more at The Portland Tribune.

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0 #1 No arguments against in Voter's guide?Guest 2013-05-06 18:57:26
Where were the arguments against this measure in the Voter's guide? Considering it is an election forced by a popular revolt against the Commission's 5-0 vote, AND the power of the No campaign, it looks like some undue influence was exercised of the elections division, who should be investigated. If so, legally this referendum would be declared invalid. The voter's guide is central to democracy in Oregon. The fluoride lobby crossed the line this time.
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