Campaign Updates

Fundraising Deadline: Do you have a spare $9000 sitting around?

Fundraising Deadline: Do you have a spare $9000 sitting around?

July 31, 2020

If there’s two causes for which I’ve been a steadfast champion throughout my decades of advocacy as a community leader, it’s my stalwart commitment to fighting for a low-carbon communities…

Let’s Get Moving!

Let’s Get Moving!

July 14, 2020

I won’t keep you in suspense – I plan to testify later this week in support of Metro placing the Get Moving measure on the November ballot. I will squeeze…

Great news for the Freeway Fight

Great news for the Freeway Fight

June 30, 2020

Today, according to reports from Willamette Week and The Portland Mercury, Albina Vision Trust and a number of elected leaders are officially revoking their support of ODOT’s proposed Rose Quarter…

What does Black Lives Matter mean for Metro?

What does Black Lives Matter mean for Metro?

June 25, 2020

Do you hear the sound of glass breaking? Those are paradigms being shattered! As someone who has worked tirelessly to promote climate-smart communities, healthier transportation systems and affordable housing by…

On to November

On to November

May 20, 2020

It has been an incredible experience running in a race with five highly capable candidates. I appreciate very much that we were able to campaign on ideas and contrast the…

“Chris Smith Geeky. Informed. Workaholic. He’s no average activist”

“Chris Smith Geeky. Informed. Workaholic. He’s no average activist”

February 26, 2020

This column, written by Anna Griffin, was originally published in The Oregonian on August 7, 2006. Seeing as how Chris is back in the political sphere, we thought we’d share…