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Former Ecoprisoner Tre Arrow Qualifies for Mayoral Race in Portland

7 Mar

The city of Portland, Oregon, announced that Tre Arrow had submitted enough verified signatures to officially be added to the primary ballot for the 2012 Mayoral election.

In a Survey USA/KATU News poll taken in late February, 7 percent of respondents said Arrow was their choice for mayor, putting him in 4th place of the 23 people contending for the position.

Arrow is well-known for a protest in 2000 when he sat on a narrow ledge for a week at the Portland office of the U.S. Forest Service to protest logging. He was also convicted in 2008 of firebombing three cement trucks at Ross Island Sand & Gravel and setting fire to logging trucks near Estacada and spent 6 years in prison.

In related news from today, prosecutors declined to file charges against Tre after he was arrested Continue reading