Tag Archives: Elections

Pre-Paid Mail-In Ballots – OPB’s Think Out Loud

Sen. Michael Dembrow, D-Portland, tells us about his bill that would include paid postage for all Oregon ballots. Source: Pre-Paid Mail-In Ballots | Palindromes | Tides . Radio | OPB

Oregon Mulls Joining National Popular Vote Movement

Oregon legislators are considering a proposal to elect the president of the United States by popular vote for the fourth time in the last eight years. Source: Oregon Mulls Joining National Popular Vote Movement . News | OPB

Secretary of State visits Klamath Falls

Statewide elections, water and party inclusion were top talking points for Oregon Secretary of State Dennis Richardson Saturday evening in Klamath Falls during the Lincoln Day Dinner hosted by Klamath County Republicans at Oregon Tech. Richardson roughly eight weeks into his term, shared a letter he wrote to President Donald Trump where he addressed President […]
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Editorial: Two voter turnout bills aren’t necessary

They’re all the rage these days: new laws that make it easier to register to vote and to actually cast ballots. Now some Oregon lawmakers want to expand on both the state’s motor voter and vote-by-mail laws. Neither suggestion has much merit. Source: Editorial: Two voter turnout bills aren’t necessary;

Other Views: Oregon’s voting system is secure

Here’s a message from Oregon Secretary of State Dennis Richardson to President Donald Trump: If you’re looking for evidence of widespread voter fraud in the 2016 general election, you’re wasting your time looking in Oregon. “I’m pleased to report that in Oregon we have reviewed the processes and we are confident that voter fraud in […]
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Oregon Lawmaker Wants Voters To Be Able To Register One Day Before Election

Right now people who want to cast a ballot in Oregon have to register at least three weeks in advance. But a state senator wants voters to be able to register right up until one day before an election. Source: Oregon Lawmaker Wants Voters To Be Able To Register One Day Before Election | KUOW […]
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Election-systems cybersecurity would take a hit under new House bill, experts say

Legislation recently introduced in the House that seeks to terminate the Election Assistance Commission, or EAC, would hamper coordination efforts between state and federal officials at a time when cybersecurity concerns are top of mind, experts tell CyberScoop. The bill, H.R. 634, would effectively gut what is considered to be one of the only organized bodies […]
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Richardson on voter fraud

Voting Integrity in Oregon — Federal Intervention, Vote Tabulation and Voter Registration As Secretary of State, I am responsible for administering Oregon’s elections, audits, archives and corporations divisions. Protecting the rights and personal information of all Oregon voters and ensuring trust in our elections system are serious matters to me. Source: Richardson on voter fraud […]
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Editorial: Richardson speaks up for Oregon elections

Here’s a message from Oregon Secretary of State Dennis Richardson to President Donald Trump: If you’re looking for evidence of widespread voter fraud in the 2016 general election, you’re wasting your time looking in Oregon. “I’m pleased to report that in Oregon we have reviewed the processes and we are confident that voter fraud in […]
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A New Ballot Initiative Would Require Oregon Voters to Prove Their Citizenship Before Voting

It could plunge Oregon into the center of national voter-suppression efforts. Conservative activists are currently gathering signatures for an Oregon ballot initiative that would require every voter in the state to provide proof of citizenship within two years. Initiative Petition 5, which has been approved for signature-gathering and could appear on the November 2018 ballot, […]
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