Tag Archives: Sec. Bev Clarno

Citizen redistricting petition gets a little more time

Attorney general says federal judge has rewritten state Constitution and seeks 9th Circuit review. Source: Citizen redistricting petition gets a little more time

Oregon Attorney General Seeks To Keep Gerrymandering Limits Off November Ballot

Oregon’s attorney general is hoping to block a judge’s ruling that paved the way to put an anti-gerrymandering measure on the November ballot. Source: Oregon Attorney General Seeks To Keep Gerrymandering Limits Off November Ballot

Under Federal Judge’s Order, Secretary of State Bev Clarno Extends Deadline for Redistricting Measure

Secretary of State Bev Clarno late Monday grudgingly gave proponents of Initiative Petition 57, which would change the way Oregon redraws legislative and congressional districts, more time to gather signatures and lowered the bar for qualifying for the November ballot. Source: Under Federal Judge’s Order, Secretary of State Bev Clarno Extends Deadline for Redistricting Measure

Oregon’s vote-by-mail system gets more TV attention, on ‘60 Minutes’

A “60 Minutes” segment Sunday was the latest TV show to spotlight Oregon’s track record as a vote-by-mail state, as interest in vote-by-mail increases during the pandemic. Source: Oregon’s vote-by-mail system gets more TV attention, on ‘60 Minutes’

Oregon official on vote by mail: “Try it, you might like it”

The Election Assistance Commission has provided states with a roadmap for expanding voting by mail during the pandemic. In Oregon, vote-by-mail is up and running and the secretary of state there says they’re certain their system is secure. Source: Oregon official on vote by mail: “Try it, you might like it” – CBS News

How the coronavirus and politics could impact voting in the 2020 general election

As COVID-19 cases rise across the country, election officials are weighing changes to how we should vote. Democrats want to expand mail-in voting. President Trump says it’s prone to fraud, even though he votes absentee. On Tuesday, voters will cast ballots in three state primary elections. So far this election year, voting during the pandemic has been […]
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Oregon’s Government Waste Hotline report for 2019 released

SALEM, Ore. – Oregonians are being asked to call the state hotline to report any suspected fraud or misuse of state funding and resources. Secretary of State Bev Clarno released the annual report for the Government Waste Hotline, aimed at ensuring taxpayer money is spent efficiently by looking into reports of fraud, waste, inefficiency, or […]
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No limits on campaign contributions in Oregon despite Supreme Court ruling they are legal, state officials say

Oregon’s voter approved campaign contribution limits still do not apply to state level races, the secretary of state announced Friday citing an opinion from the attorney general. That’s despite a state Supreme Court ruling last week that such limits are allowed under the Oregon Constitution. Source: No limits on campaign contributions in Oregon despite Supreme […]
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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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Secretary of State’s Office to Reduce the Number of People Working on Elections Security Before May Primary

House Rules Committee will hear more From Secretary of State’s office. Oregon Secretary of State Beverly Clarno is rearranging her staff, laying off as many as four people who work for the information services division by April 30, and eliminating another position in the division that’s already vacant. Source: Secretary of State’s Office to Reduce […]
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