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Oregon voters will face few ballot measures this fall
Oregon voters will face few ballot measures this fall
Oregonians will likely decide just four or possibly five ballot measures this fall as only a pair of citizen-led initiatives appear to have garnered enough signatures by Friday’s deadline.
·oregonlive.com·
Oregon voters will face few ballot measures this fall
Editorial: Initiative bill smacks of voter suppression - oregonlive.com
Editorial: Initiative bill smacks of voter suppression - oregonlive.com
Senate Bill 761, which seeks to restrict a popular way by which Oregonians get initiatives on the ballot, would help legislators keep tight control over what becomes – and what stays law. Legislators should trust their voters and reject this bill.
·oregonlive.com·
Editorial: Initiative bill smacks of voter suppression - oregonlive.com
States are Making it Harder for Ballot Initiatives to Pass
States are Making it Harder for Ballot Initiatives to Pass
Attacks on state-level ballot initiatives are the latest step in a strategy to wrest political power from voters and place it squarely in the hands of increasingly unaccountable politicians and special interests.
·campaignlegal.org·
States are Making it Harder for Ballot Initiatives to Pass
Ballot Initiatives Are the Hidden Voting Rights Issue in This Election Cycl
Ballot Initiatives Are the Hidden Voting Rights Issue in This Election Cycl
As our representative system has become less democratic and more oligarchical, ballot initiatives have become more important to passing majoritarian legislation. The Left should take note and proceed accordingly.
·jacobin.com·
Ballot Initiatives Are the Hidden Voting Rights Issue in This Election Cycl