Title

"Cover Story" piece on Portland's Republican mayor Cheryl Leeman, 53, who starte

Authors

Al Diamon

Source

Casco Bay Weekly

Date

3-29-2001

Pages

12-15, 1

Abstract

"Cover Story" piece on Portland's Republican mayor Cheryl Leeman, 53, who started her political career two decades ago as a disgruntled neighborhood activist. With an analysis of Leeman's political career and special focus on her response to a citizens' initiative and May 1 referendum that would give the public more control over the development process. Also with focus on how Leeman balances her Republican philosophy with public perception in a city controlled by Democratic voters, who hold the majority.

Subjects

Mayors -- Portland, Referendums (Local), Cheryl A Leeman

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