No License To Vote

A bill tying voter registration to driver’s licenses is stuck in neutral.


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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 a   More
 
Wednesday, June 12, 2013 NIGEL JAQUISS

Anti-Fluoride March draws big crowd at Last Thursday

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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 ...   More
 
Friday, April 26, 2013 by Matt Kauffman

Department of Justice Investigating Alleged Ballot Fraud At Clackamas County Elections

Sources say election worker filled in ballots for Republican candidates

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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 ...   More
 
Friday, November 2, 2012 NIGEL JAQUISS

Voted Yet? Find an Election Ballot Drop Box Site in Portland

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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 ...   More
 
Tuesday, May 15, 2012 RUTH BROWN

Dr. Know: Blue, Blue Oregon

If Oregon is so solidly blue, why should a Portlander bother voting this year?


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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 We’re no   More
 
Wednesday, September 12, 2012 MARTY SMITH

One Final Reminder: Ballots Due Tuesday


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  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 ...   More
 
Monday, November 1, 2010 Jason Slotkin

One Final Voting Registration Reminder


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Monday, October 11, 2010 HANK STERN

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