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Oregon governor’s race starting to take shape | Salem Reporter
Oregon governor’s race starting to take shape | Salem Reporter
When Oregonians go to the polls in about a year, they won’t see their current governor on their ballot for only the second time this century. Gov. Kate Brown can’t run for a third term, leaving Democrats with a wide-open primary for the first time since 2002.  Both parties’ contests[Read More...]
·salemreporter.com·
Oregon governor’s race starting to take shape | Salem Reporter
Group stymied in bid for 2022 independent redistricting ballot measure file
Group stymied in bid for 2022 independent redistricting ballot measure file
PORTLAND, Ore. (KTVZ) -- People Not Politicians announced Wednesday that they have filed with the Oregon Secretary of State a proposed initiative petition for the November 2024 ballot to reform what it calls "Oregon’s dysfunctional and partisan redistricting process, and to replace it with an independent citizens’ commission for fair representation." Here's the rest of the
·ktvz.com·
Group stymied in bid for 2022 independent redistricting ballot measure file
Oregon Redistricting Measure Could Make Ballot, Would Impact 2026 Election 
Oregon Redistricting Measure Could Make Ballot, Would Impact 2026 Election 
Voters may get the chance to decide whether an independent commission should redraw the state’s legislative and congressional districts after a proposed ballot measure cleared a significant hurdle.   People Not Politicians, the group seeking to end legislative control of redistricting, announced Monday that a deadline for legal challenges to the proposed initiative passed last week, clearing the way for supporters to begin collecting the roughly 150,000 signatures needed to put a measure before voters in November 2024.  The group is […]
·corvallisadvocate.com·
Oregon Redistricting Measure Could Make Ballot, Would Impact 2026 Election 
Editorial: 2022 brings new urgency to fix age-old problems - oregonlive.com
Editorial: 2022 brings new urgency to fix age-old problems - oregonlive.com
2022 must be a year of fixing broken systems, delivering on promises and instilling confidence that our public agencies will operate with proficiency and accountability – regardless of whatever new crisis comes our way, the editorial board writes. Among the priorities that Oregon should have for the new year are ensuring strong executive leadership at all levels of government, keeping schools open and better preparing Oregon for climate disasters.
·oregonlive.com·
Editorial: 2022 brings new urgency to fix age-old problems - oregonlive.com
Editorial endorsement November 2022: Vote ‘no’ on mega-measure to overhaul
Editorial endorsement November 2022: Vote ‘no’ on mega-measure to overhaul
A measure on the November ballot that would radically transform Portland city government would install a City Council structure unused by any city in the nation, make it harder to hold City Council members accountable and open the door for fringe candidates to win a seat, the editorial board writes. Voters should vote no on Measure 26-228 and look to an alternative from Commissioner Mingus Mapps next year.
·oregonlive.com·
Editorial endorsement November 2022: Vote ‘no’ on mega-measure to overhaul
Portland commission eyes more big changes to City Hall; voters could decide
Portland commission eyes more big changes to City Hall; voters could decide
They include provisions that would require the city to consider the environmental impact of all municipal decisions, allow Portland residents to decide how to spend millions of city dollars each year and potentially expand voting rights to noncitizens.
·oregonlive.com·
Portland commission eyes more big changes to City Hall; voters could decide
Opinion: Oregonians deserve equal voting rights regardless of party - orego
Opinion: Oregonians deserve equal voting rights regardless of party - orego
Oregonians deserve to have the same equal rights to vote in Oregon's taxpayer-funded elections, whether or not they are affiliated with a political party, writes former congressional candidate Andrew Kalloch. That's why Oregonians should support Initiative Petition 16, which seeks to ensure that access.
·oregonlive.com·
Opinion: Oregonians deserve equal voting rights regardless of party - orego