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Dark Money Casts a Shadow on Maxine Dexter’s Campaign
Dark Money Casts a Shadow on Maxine Dexter’s Campaign
As a wave of nearly $3 million in dark money enters Oregon’s 3rd Congressional District race, voters are questioning the donors backing Maxine Dexter’s campaign, and whether the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) is among them. A political action committee (PAC) known as 314 Action Fund, has spent $1.67 million to support Dexter's campaign. Dexter is a current state representative now seeking election to Congress. The PAC claims its mission is to elect Democrats...
·portlandmercury.com·
Dark Money Casts a Shadow on Maxine Dexter’s Campaign
Oregon among 12 "No-Label" party states (Chart)
Oregon among 12 "No-Label" party states (Chart)
By Taxpayers Association of Oregon OregonWatchdog.com The No Labels Party has secured 12 states so far for being able to run a Presidential candidate under their No Labels party. West Virginian U.S. Senator, Joe Manchin, announced he is not running for re-election in 2024 and will tour the na
·oregoncatalyst.com·
Oregon among 12 "No-Label" party states (Chart)
Oregon’s Small Parties Still Active Despite Deep Polarization
Oregon’s Small Parties Still Active Despite Deep Polarization
Only 75,490 votes were cast nationally for a candidate other than Joe Biden or Donald Trump in the 2020 presidential election. And yet, 1,500 voters have already registered with Oregon's newest party: the No Labels Party.
·governing.com·
Oregon’s Small Parties Still Active Despite Deep Polarization
Independents, with a lowercase i, are now Arizona’s biggest voter group | Arizona Capitol Times
Independents, with a lowercase i, are now Arizona’s biggest voter group | Arizona Capitol Times
The largest political party in Arizona is no longer a party. The latest voter registration numbers from the Arizona Secretary of State’s office show that independent voters edged out Republicans in July to become the largest single group of voters in the state.
·azcapitoltimes.com·
Independents, with a lowercase i, are now Arizona’s biggest voter group | Arizona Capitol Times
Sal Peralta and Rob Harris: Two-party system just isn’t working
Sal Peralta and Rob Harris: Two-party system just isn’t working
Democracies fail when the institutions of government fail to address the major issues of the day or public confidence deteriorates to the point that governing becomes ...
·newsregister.com·
Sal Peralta and Rob Harris: Two-party system just isn’t working
No Labels Staffs Up With Republicans Ahead of 2024 Presidential Plans
No Labels Staffs Up With Republicans Ahead of 2024 Presidential Plans
The group has been hiring Republican fundraisers, campaigners, and policy advisers as it works to advance a presidential ticket that many believe would pull votes from President Biden.
·readsludge.com·
No Labels Staffs Up With Republicans Ahead of 2024 Presidential Plans
No Labels releases proposals to guide third-party presidential ticket
No Labels releases proposals to guide third-party presidential ticket
The broad statements of principle, compiled in book form and scheduled for a rollout Monday in New Hampshire, claims to be a “blueprint for where America’s common sense majority wants the country to go.”
·washingtonpost.com·
No Labels releases proposals to guide third-party presidential ticket
Campaign 2024 in full swing, even if law says it's too early to file
Campaign 2024 in full swing, even if law says it's too early to file
With the noisy, bitterly partisan 2023 session of the Legislature lurching to a close on the last possible day under the Oregon constitution, state politics can turn its attention to
·oregoncapitalinsider.com·
Campaign 2024 in full swing, even if law says it's too early to file
California political parties couldn’t use ‘independent’ in their names unde
California political parties couldn’t use ‘independent’ in their names unde
With potentially hundreds of thousands of California voters under the mistaken belief that they are registered as independent from partisan affiliation, newly drafted state legislation could end the confusion by forcing one minor political party to change its name.
·latimes.com·
California political parties couldn’t use ‘independent’ in their names unde
Far fewer non-affiliated Oregon voters participating in Independent primary | eClips
Far fewer non-affiliated Oregon voters participating in Independent primary | eClips
Non-affiliated Oregon voters requested 97 percent fewer ballots for the Independent Party of Oregon's primary election this year compared with 2016. Source: Far fewer non-affiliated Oregon voters participating in Independent primary
·statelibraryeclips.wordpress.com·
Far fewer non-affiliated Oregon voters participating in Independent primary | eClips
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