Author: Sarah Andrews

Environmental Health News: This week in gerrymandering: Oregon’s battle for non-partisan redistricting

7/19/2020 This article was originally published on Environmental Health News. On Wednesday, the Oregon Attorney General asked the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals to block a lower court’s order that paves the way for a non-partisan anti-gerrymandering measure to be on November’s ballot. Some background: The “People, not Politicians” redistricting measure, sponsored by the Oregon League of…
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NEWSLETTERS: Voter, President’s Message and Legislative Report

The League of Women Voters of Oregon publishes 3 newsletters: the quarterly Voter newsletter, a monthly President’s Message and a weekly Legislative Report during each legislative session. Access our newsletter archives below:  Voter NewsletterPresident’s MessageLegislative Report

Bend Bulletin: Should people or politicians decide redistricting?

7/16/2020 This article was originally published by the Bend Bulletin. When Common Cause, the League of Women Voters, local chapters of the NAACP and business interests have lined up to support an initiative petition and the labor group Our Oregon and Planned Parenthood are lined up against it, it’s an unusual political fight in Oregon.…
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