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Teressa Raiford Candidate for Mayor of Portland 2020

Teressa Raiford is running for mayor of Portland

The 2020 Portland mayoral election will determine who will serve as the Mayor of Portland, Oregon beginning in January 2021. Incumbent Mayor Ted Wheeler, first elected in 2016, is eligible to run for a second term.

Municipal elections in Oregon are non-partisan. A primary election for this office will be held on Tuesday, May 19, 2020, with a runoff election scheduled for Tuesday, November 3, 2020 in the event that no candidate receives a simple majority of the vote.



Willie Banks, community advocate
Jarred Bepristis, bartender
Herbert Bruce Broussard, business owner and host of Oregon Voter Digest
Cash Carter, former Portland Timbers team chef, motivational speaker, screenwriter, entertainer
Ozzie González, architect
Daniel Hoffman, homeless rights activist
Lew Humble, retired mechanic, perennial candidate
Sarah Iannarone, urban policy expert, community advocate
Michael Jenkins, cannabis grower
Sharon Joy, retired, community advocate
Floyd LaBar, yoga teacher
Beryl McNair, retired Federal government employee, candidate for Portland Mayor in 2008
Michael O’Callaghan, activist
Teressa Raiford, community organizer, founder of nonprofit Don’t Shoot Portland
Randy Rapaport, educational psychologist
Ted Wheeler, incumbent Mayor of Portland
Mark White, program manager