Campaign Launch Video
Watch the highlights from my mayoral announcement event at Oxbow Blending & Bottling. Featured speakers include: Liz Blackwell-Moore, Samuel James, Keith Lane, and more.
Second Portland City Councilor Jumps into Race for Mayor
Jan. 31, 2019
Portland Press Herald
Portland City Councilor Belinda Ray announced Thursday that she is a candidate for mayor.
Ray told an energetic crowd of more than 50 people at Oxbow Blending & Bottling that she will bring leadership, integrity, commitment, authenticity and accountability to the mayor’s office.
“The role of mayor to date has not reached its full potential,” said Ray. “When the mayor can open up those relationships, the mayor can do good work. Portland deserves a working mayor. And I will be that working mayor.”
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Ken and Matt...and Belinda!
My first interview with Ken and Matt, from February 8, 2019.
Eleven minutes and forty-five seconds. A perfect length to enjoy with your morning coffee.
We talk about the role of mayor, paid sick leave, fiscal responsibility, and more - including my mom's winning history on WGAN's 56-Dollar Question quiz with Bob Anderson back in the 1970s.
Belinda Ray Jumps into Mayor's Race
April 8, 2019
West End News
District 1 City Councilor Belinda Ray officially announced her candidacy for mayor in late January. Ray, a founder of the East Bayside Neighborhood Association, currently works as a freelance writer and accounts and administration manager for O’Brien Wood & Iron.
“I think that we are at a point where how we grow over the next 10 years has the potential to set who we will be for many years after that,” said Ray in an interview with the West End News.
Portland City Councilor Belinda Ray announces run for mayor
Check out WMTW's Channel 8 News coverage of my mayoral announcement.