Category Archives: Oregon Secretary of State

After lawsuit targets parent for seeking records, state to audit Portland schools

Oregon’s secretary of state announced Monday he will audit Portland Public Schools, an unusual move prompted by his concerns over the district’s decision to sue a parent and reporter to keep records secret. Source: After lawsuit targets parent for seeking records, state to audit Portland schools | OregonLive.com

Voter fraud is rare | Opinion

It’s hard to know what Secretary of State Dennis Richardson was thinking when he held a press conference Friday afternoon, headlined “Voter Fraud Cases Referred for Criminal Prosecution.” Source: Voter fraud is rare | Opinion | Eugene, Oregon

Dennis Richardson Will Audit Portland Public Schools This Year

Secretary of State Dennis Richardson today announced the list of agencies that his office will audit in the coming year—and the first one on the alphabetical list is pretty unusual Source: Dennis Richardson Will Audit Portland Public Schools This Year – Willamette Week

Editorial: Voter fraud report needs followup |

Secretary of State Dennis Richardson announced last week that his office has uncovered 54 instances of what could be voter fraud during Oregon’s November 2016 election. The announcement comes at a time when the nation still is dealing with unproven allegations that millions of people voted illegally during the election, a claim that led to […]
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Washington, Oregon Uncover Smattering Of Cases Of Double-Voting In 2016 Election 

The Oregon and Washington Secretaries of State announced Friday that they have referred dozens of cases of double-voting or dead people voting in the last presidential election for possible criminal prosecution. Oregon, Washington and three other states teamed up on a voter fraud investigation separate from the presidential commission on election integrity the Trump administration […]
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54 cases of potential voter fraud discovered in Oregon from 2016

Oregon Secretary of State Dennis Richardson announced Friday that his office discovered evidence of 54 potential cases of voter fraud in Oregon from the November 2016 election. This works out to around one suspicious ballot out of every 38,000 ballots cast — .002 percent. Source: 54 cases of potential voter fraud discovered in Oregon from 2016

Editorial: Make Oregon presidential primary relevant again

Secretary of State Dennis Richardson has an excellent idea: Move Oregon’s presidential primary to sometime in March, when our votes might carry some weight. That, he believes, would increase interest in those primaries, both from candidates and from voters. It is not a particularly new idea, but it’s one worth considering. Source: Editorial: Make Oregon […]
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Richardson: Oregon should have early 2020 primary to boost state power

Dennis Richardson, the Oregon secretary of state, sent a letter to state elected officials and political party leaders Wednesday proposing that Oregon’s primary election be earlier during the 2020 presidential campaign. “Oregonians should have a meaningful opportunity to pick their president,” Richardson wrote in the letter, which he announced via Twitter. He said the state’s […]
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Oregon Secretary of State Dennis Richardson seeks primary date change

Oregon’s secretary of state is asking lawmakers to move Oregon’s presidential election primary two months forward to March, so Oregonians can have a greater say on who the nominees will be. In a letter to Oregon’s political leaders, Dennis Richardson, who is also Oregon’s chief elections officer, asked for support in urging the state Legislature […]
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New ballot bids on taxes and PERS

Bend firm on point for ballot measures. A partner in a Bend law firm with ties to the Republican Party is point man for proposed constitutional amendments on taxes and the Public Employees Retirement System. Source: New ballot bids on taxes and PERS; Bend firm on point for ballot measures