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Editorial: Two choices to end the Whitsett maneuver

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

Opinion

ELECTION REFORM

Representative Moulton,

The path forward for the Progressive agenda is going to be difficult, but one way to clear the way long term is for wholesale election reform. 251 more words

MA CD 6

Santa Fe Dem. Ward Elections Sat-Mon; Moral Monday Volunteers Needed

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

Featured

Rep. McLane submits election reform bill

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

Oregon Legislature

In The News This Week - February 12 2017

With no shortage of political drama in Canada and the US this week, let mPolitics keep you informed with our weekly In The News summary:  431 more words

IN THE NEWS

Results of the MyDemocracy.ca survey allowed the Trudeau Govt to cancel Electoral reform

Survey results showed Canadians want their politicians to be accountable – so Trudeau Cancelled election reform.

Some election promises are made by parties who don’t expect to get elected. 453 more words

National

Change filing deadline and play square with the voters of Oregon

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

Opinion