Erik Jorgensen

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Stepping up to lead

Portland state senator Justin Alfond, 37, who lives on Munjoy Hill, was first elected to the state legislature in 2008, and spent the last session serving as assistant minority leader, was likely to become senate president when the Phoenix went to pres
Election Roundup
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  November 16, 2012

The Phoenix endorses...

A strong voice of reason on many issues, former Cumberland County sheriff Mark Dion is a solid supporter of medical-marijuana access, providing a powerful law-enforcement perspective that is credible because of his experience and his depth of thought ab
Elections 2012
By PORTLAND PHOENIX STAFF  |  November 02, 2012

Portland’s three Democratic state house primaries

Many Portland Democrats will have local legislative races to vote in during June 12's primary election, in addition to the top-billed US Senate races.
The race to race again
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  June 01, 2012