Portland mayoral election, 2004
2004 Portland mayoral election was held on November 2, 2004, to elect the mayor of Portland, Oregon. Tom Potter was elected, defeating challenger Jim Francesconi. Incumbent mayor Vera Katz did not seek a fourth term.
Municipal elections in
Oregon are non-partisan. The non-partisan primary was held on May 18, 2008. Because no candidate received a majority of the vote in the primary, the top two finishers advanced to the November general election.  Candidates [ edit ]
 David "The Ack" Ackerman, photographer and mailer The Oregonian R. Jerry Adams, executive director Lori Balkema, US Bank floor coordinator Michael Benkoski, journalist Phil Busse, writer Scot "Extremo the Clown" Campbell, artist and entertainer Jim Francesconi, Portland City Commissioner Craig Gier, engineer Bart Hanson, independent contractor Robert Ted Hinds, market research analyst Bruce W. Hollen, small business owner Lew Humble, retired mechanic Scott Ketchum, truck driver Rosalinda S. Mitchell, writer Peter Nilsson, maintenance and research coordinator Donald J. Pfau, retired efficiency analyst James L. Posey, business owner Tom Potter, consultant Jeffrey C. Rempfer, advertising and public relations executive Rozz Rezabek-Wright, artist, writer, and construction worker Jim Spagnola, retired social security worker Brad Taylor, homeless outreach coordinator Jeff R. Taylor, broker and property developer Primary election results [ edit ]
Portland mayoral primary election, 2004  Party Candidate Votes % Nonpartisan Tom Potter 56,530 42.25 Nonpartisan Jim Francesconi 45,970 34.36 Nonpartisan Phil Busse 9,870 7.38 Nonpartisan James L. Posey 6,914 5.17 Nonpartisan Jeff R. Taylor 3,164 2.36 Nonpartisan R. Jerry Adams 1,897 1.42 Nonpartisan Jeffrey C. Rempfer 1,716 1.28 Nonpartisan Scot Campbell 1,295 0.97 Nonpartisan Brad Taylor 1,013 0.76 Nonpartisan Bart Hanson 857 0.64 Nonpartisan Robert Ted Hinds 839 0.63 Nonpartisan Jim Spagnola 693 0.52 Nonpartisan Lori Balkema 553 0.41 Nonpartisan Write-in 545 0.41 Nonpartisan Rosalinda S. Mitchell 489 0.37 Nonpartisan Scott Ketchum 247 0.18 Nonpartisan David Ackerman 244 0.18 Nonpartisan Peter Nilsson 212 0.16 Nonpartisan Rozz Rezabek-Wright 205 0.15 Nonpartisan Michael Benkoski 159 0.12 Nonpartisan Lew Humble 124 0.09 Nonpartisan Craig Gier 108 0.08 Nonpartisan Donald J. Pfau 93 0.07 Nonpartisan Bruce W. Hollen 67 0.05 Total votes 133,804 100 General election results [ edit ]
Portland mayoral general election, 2004  Party Candidate Votes % Nonpartisan Tom Potter 168,377 61.01 Nonpartisan Jim Francesconi 105,017 38.05 Nonpartisan Write-in 2,591 0.94 Total votes 275,985 100 References [ edit ]