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Capitol roundup: Taxes and voting trends top the news

Salem to hold meetings this week, while wildfire aid sought in D.C.

Taxes, voting trends, legislative “concepts” and proposed wildfire protections are among the topics on tap this week in Oregon political circles. 26 more words

Oregon Legislature

The GOP election plan is simple: When you don’t win, cheat

The voter disenfranchisement on display in Wisconsin, Michigan and North Carolina is an extension of broader Republican efforts to reject the will of citizens who vote in ways they don’t like, the same people who might block their path to power in future elections. 12 more words

Wisconsin Republicans forge ahead with power-stripping bills

Wisconsin Republicans moved quickly Monday with a rare lame-duck session that would change the 2020 presidential primary date to benefit a conservative Supreme Court justice and weaken the newly elected Democratic governor and attorney general, as well as reduce the window for early voting. > AP News

What do Republicans have against high-turnout elections? Everything.

Lame-duck Governor Scott Walker is talking about rewriting Wisconsin election rules to thwart a future high-turnout election. Why? Because when turnout spikes, Democrats win. > The Nation

Arizona Voter Crisis?

I attended a conference sponsored by the Arizona Clean Elections Commission and the Morrison Institute of Arizona State University on November 19, 2018, entitled Arizona’s Voter Crisis. 1,810 more words


Dr. Seuss captures the midterm election results

I wrote this article while enduring one of my most bizarre headaches. It wasn’t so much painful as it was an enduring fog. A thin slate of ice between by mind and my tasks. 709 more words

The Chimes - Opinion

Romaine Lettuce Recalled, New Program For OU Students, 2018 Voter Turnout Breaks Records

With Cal Day, Kelsey Hovanetz, Harlee Toothman, Trey Bell, Abby Green, Sam Brown, Mariah Conduff, Kara Karbs, Sydney Forsee, and Candace Coonrod.