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The League of Women Voters® of Oregon (LWVOR) is a grassroots, nonpartisan political non-profit organization that encourages informed and active participation in government in order to build better communities statewide. LWVOR’s purposes are to influence public policy through education and advocacy, and to provide support for League members and the League organization.
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Ask the State Land Board not to sell off the Elliott State Forest! This Tuesday, the Department of State Lands will decide whether to proceed with the sale of our first State Forest, the Elliott State Forest. Tell them no! The State Land Board agenda for February 14th pushes for privatization: “The Department will initiate […]Read More
Civil Discourse We believe Civil Discourse is a timely topic after our 2016 elections. We advocate for more respectful communication among citizens and elected officials at all government levels. The League has always promoted civility in government. We have work to do, given today’s extremely polarized politics. Willamette Weekly cites the Southern Poverty Law Center, […]Read More
The LWVOR Board Takes Positions on Ballot Measures During its last board meeting, the LWVOR board took the recommendations of the Action Committee and approved the following positions. Ballot Measure 94: Support – The Oregon Elimination of Mandatory Judicial Retirement Age Amendment, would eliminate the requirement that judges retire at the age of 70. It would […]Read More
Day at the Legislature 2017