A little less than a year ago, Oregon Sen. Doug Whitsett and his wife, Rep. Gail Whitsett, both of Klamath Falls, did voters in their respective districts a disservice. 41 more words
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A quick post with info on the Democratic Ward Elections–important to get folks active. Also a request for volunteers on Moral Monday, Feb. 20, to staff a table in the Rotunda, distribute flyers, and work the crowd. 413 more words
Oregon House Republican Leader Mike McLane introduced a bi-partisan bill Thursday that would prevent incumbents from hand-picking successors during elections.
Sponsored by both leading Republicans and Democrats, House Bill 2945 would extend the filing deadline for candidates if an incumbent withdrew from the election shortly before or after the scheduled deadline. 10 more words
Some election promises are made by parties who don’t expect to get elected. 453 more words
It took a political battle in rural Oregon to generate significant state-wide effort to eliminate the flaw in the state’s election system that lets incumbent politicians play games with filing deadlines and choose their successors. 47 more words