Category Archives: Oregon Secretary of State (SOS)

Vote by May 19: Oregon’s Primary Election Continues as Planned

Oregon Secretary of State Bev Clarno confirmed last week that the May 19 primary election would continue as planned, explaining that Oregon’s vote-by-mail system means voters will not have to worry about social distancing and crowd sizes at polling stations. Source: The Skanner News – Vote by May 19: Oregon’s Primary Election Continues as Planned

Oregon’s Mail Voting System Gains New Cachet Amid Coronavirus

Oregon elections officials say they’re confident about proceeding with the state’s scheduled May 19 primary – but they say it would be very different if they were talking about bringing hordes of would-be voters to thousands of polling stations amid the coronavirus epidemic. Source: Oregon’s Mail Voting System Gains New Cachet Amid Coronavirus

Oregon COVID-19 impacts: Marine Board, Agriculture, Secretary of State’s Office

Oregon government agencies issued more announcements on Monday about changes in operations prompted by Gov. Kate Brown’s orders to stem the spread of COVID-19. Source: Oregon COVID-19 impacts: Marine Board, Agriculture, Secretary of State’s Office – KTVZ

After Withdrawing from Secretary of State Race, Cameron Smith Now Works for Bev Clarno

Smith takes job 10 days after withdrawal from race for secretary of state. Cameron Smith left a job at the Department of Consumer and Business Services to run for Oregon secretary of state. He’s not running any more, but he’s landed a job as chief of staff for Bev Clarno, the current secretary of state. […]
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Oregon’s May Primary Election Will Continue As Scheduled During The Coronavirus Pandemic

While some states are postponing their primary elections, Oregon Secretary of State Bev Clarno announced Thursday that the state’s May 19 primary will proceed as scheduled. Source: Oregon’s May Primary Election Will Continue As Scheduled During The Coronavirus Pandemic . News | OPB

Clarno, Hoyle offer employment guidance during COVID-19 crisis

Oregon Secretary of State Bev Clarno and Labor Commissioner Val Hoyle this week issued some guidance on a few employment laws concerning coronavirus. “As always, it is critically important to understand and adhere to state laws that protect both workers and businesses,” according to the news release from the state officials. Source: Clarno, Hoyle offer […]
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Here’s our Oregon secretary of state race candidate rundown

The value of legislative experience could become a major focus during the race for Oregon’s next secretary of state as most of the candidates are sitting state senators who just went through one of the most tumultuous legislative sessions in state history. Source: Here’s our Oregon secretary of state race candidate rundown

The matches are set for secretary of state, Oregon legislative races

Tuesday was the filing deadline for state offices, and there were the usual surprises among Oregon candidates. Democrats are competing in every House race in the state in 2020. Source: The matches are set for secretary of state, Oregon legislative races | Salem Reporter

Government accountability requires access to public records

Oregonians are nearly unanimous in their desire to have accurate information from and about our government Source: Government accountability requires access to public records

Voter confidence secure election system Oregon Marion County

Election security is a big discussion topic for the 2020 elections where misinformation is the biggest threat to elections. The 2016 election saw the use of misinformation used in connection with elections like never before. We know that no votes were changed in 2016. Source: Voter confidence secure election system Oregon Marion County