The Post Millennial
On Wednesday, soon-to-be former Portland City Council commissioner Jo An Hardesty conceded the race to her competitor, Rene Gonzalez.
Hardesty, who held the position since 2019, was infamous for defending the “defund the police” movement, and going after a city worker for daring to display a “thin blue line” sticker on his truck.
“Earlier today, I offered my congratulations to Mr. Rene Gonzalez,” Hardesty wrote in a statement to KOIN 6 News. “I wished him well in his new role.”…