A bill tying voter registration to driver’s licenses is stuck in neutral.
A bill that could register as many as 600,000 new Oregon voters is in danger of dying without a vote.
The state’s top
elections official, Secretary of State Kate Brown, wants anyone who gets
Healthy Kids, Healthy Portland may have more cash in the war chest, but the anti-fluoride folks are trying to put more boots on the ground. Advocates for Clean Water Portland, the “no” vote in the measure to fluoridate the city’s water supply, held a raucous march down Northeast Alberta Street during Last Thursday. Revelers walked, biked, skated and danced the twelve blocks to a vacant ...
Sources say election worker filled in ballots for Republican candidates
A Clackamas County elections worker is under criminal investigation for tampering with ballots, WW has learned. The underlying allegation is that the woman, whose name has not been released, filled in blanks on ballots turned into the county for the Nov. 6 general election. Sources familiar with the incident say their understanding is that the woman filled in a straight Republican ticket on the ...
If you haven't voted yet, you have until 8 pm tonight. But because you were too lazy to mail a letter, now you now have to go to a drop box to get your ballot in. For some reason, the State of Oregon only maintains this really clunky map of ballot drop locations. The Bus Project has put together a slightly better one. But you know what no one has? A list. So we wrote one. Following are all the drop ...
If Oregon is so solidly blue, why should a Portlander bother voting this year?
Oregon is a die-hard blue state—and anyway, since the
conventions, Obama’s been running away with the election. So, as a
Portlander, why should I bother voting? —Derpa the Sherpa
As you’re recovering from Halloween-related hangovers and corn syrup-induced stomachaches, think about this potentially distressing thought: you have only until 8 pm on Tuesday, Nov. 2 to vote in the Oregon election. To the many of you who haven’t voted yet, here are our candidate and initiative endorsements. And here’s where you can drop off your ballot. One last thing—if ...