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Mail Tribune: Give redistricting measure another chance

7/19/2020  This article was originally published by the Mail Tribune.  by Mail Tribune Editorial Board A federal judge’s ruling giving backers of a redistricting initiative extra time to gather signatures and reducing the number they need is reasonable under the circumstances. A challenge to that ruling by Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum has solid arguments in…
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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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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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