Hales sworn in as new Portland mayor

Hales sworn in as new Portland mayor

PORTLAND, Ore. -- Charlie Hales was sworn in just after midnight Tuesday as Portland's mayor.

The new mayor tweeted a photo of his swearing in during the small, private ceremony.

"It's official: Your 52nd mayor of Portland, Oregon," Hales tweeted. "Happy New Year."

Former mayor Sam Adams also sent out a tweet, wishing Hales good luck.

A public ceremony for Hales will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Portland City Hall.