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Oregon lawmakers may consider boosting elected officials’ pay, passing ethic reforms in wake of Shemia Fagan’s resignation
Oregon lawmakers may consider boosting elected officials’ pay, passing ethic reforms in wake of Shemia Fagan’s resignation
Oregon lawmakers are mulling whether to boost pay for statewide officeholders and pass ethics reforms following the resignation of former Secretary of State Shemia Fagan, who stepped down after news that she had taken a $10,000 a month side job with a troubled cannabis company.
·oregonlive.com·
Oregon lawmakers may consider boosting elected officials’ pay, passing ethic reforms in wake of Shemia Fagan’s resignation
Open primary backers to sue AG
Open primary backers to sue AG
Supporters of an initiative to create nonpartisan open primaries and establish ranked-choice voting announced Monday they intend to sue Attorney General Raúl Labrador over his ballot titles for the initiative.
·dnews.com·
Open primary backers to sue AG
Editorial: Opening Oregon’s primaries would give voice to people, not parti
Editorial: Opening Oregon’s primaries would give voice to people, not parti
In one key way, Oregon lags other states in making voting easy. Its closed primary system locks out hundreds of thousands of non-affiliated voters who now make up one-third of Oregon's registrants. Oregonians should keep up the pressure on the parties to open their primaries and on the secretary of state candidates to also make this a central part of their platform.
·oregonlive.com·
Editorial: Opening Oregon’s primaries would give voice to people, not parti
Opinion: Oregon’s closed primaries are degrading state’s legacy of democrat
Opinion: Oregon’s closed primaries are degrading state’s legacy of democrat
Oregon led the pack for a time in terms of innovations to help people participate in elections, write David Ellis and Jeremy Gruber. its refusal to open the Democratic and Republican primaries to non-affiliated voters, however, lags far behind other states that have embraced open primaries.
·oregonlive.com·
Opinion: Oregon’s closed primaries are degrading state’s legacy of democrat
No Labels defends its plans #ELB
No Labels defends its plans #ELB
Nancy Jacobson, No Labels CEO, has an L.A. Times opinion piece attacking two-party “duopoly” and defending its plans for a potential third-party presidential bid. One bit of news in the column: it goes further than Ben Chavis said yesterday in … Continue reading No Labels defends its plans →
·electionlawblog.org·
No Labels defends its plans #ELB
"Joe Biden May Face Two Spoiler Candidates in 2024" #ELB
"Joe Biden May Face Two Spoiler Candidates in 2024" #ELB
Jonathan Chait in the Intelligencer, discussing the twin threats to Biden from Cornel West and No Labels. Interesting comparison at the end of the piece to Truman in 1948, who also faced splintering from two different sides: Strom Thurmond as … Continue reading “Joe Biden May Face Two Spoiler Candidates in 2024” →
·electionlawblog.org·
"Joe Biden May Face Two Spoiler Candidates in 2024" #ELB
"No Labels declines to reveal just who is funding its third party bid" #ELB
"No Labels declines to reveal just who is funding its third party bid" #ELB
POLITICO: “The centrist group consists of a constellation of entities, some of which disclose donor names. But the main one is a nonprofit which, unlike political parties, does not have to reveal the names of its funders. And in an … Continue reading “No Labels declines to reveal just who is funding its third party bid” →
·electionlawblog.org·
"No Labels declines to reveal just who is funding its third party bid" #ELB