West End News:
East End taxi driver Charles Bragdon is the first announced candidate for the elected mayor position that was approved by Portland voters on November 2nd. Bragdon was a candidate for an at-large seat on the Portland City Council in the recent election. Incumbent City Councilors John Anton and Jill Duson retained their seats in that race.
Local consultant and activist Jed Rathband has announced his intention to run for mayor of Portland, and has officially filed election papers with the City’s Elections Department. Rathband, who ran the successful campaign last fall to establish the elected mayor position, said he was inspired to run after listening to voters throughout Portland.
Zouhair Bouzrara, 49 | Playwright | Lives on Stevens Ave; 15 years in Portland; 23 years in the United States; originally from Morocco