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  •  I am very skeptical about that (1+ / 0-)
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    It got 50.9% of the vote in Benton and Lane counties, homes of UO and OSU.  It failed to pass in liberal Hood River County, failed to hit 44% in Washington County.  In a presidential year, with our best turnout in those places among young people and progressives.

    ...better the occasional faults of a government that lives in a spirit of charity, than the consistent omissions of a government frozen in the ice of its own indifference. -FDR, 1936

    by James Allen on Fri Apr 19, 2013 at 09:09:06 AM PDT

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    •  Yes but that was with the yes side spending what (1+ / 0-)
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      less than $100k or something ridiculous like that? I mean I could certainly see a scenario where it didn't pass despite better funding, but it got nearly 47% even though opponents outspent it by a huge ratio and I think there's a strong chance it might have passed with more equitable spending for it.

      I certainly think it could pass in 2016.

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