Category: News Clips

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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Mooresville Tribune: Oregon AG appeals federal judge’s order on redistricting bid

7/15/2020  This article was originally published by the Mooresville Tribune. SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon’s attorney general announced Wednesday she is fighting a federal judge’s order for Oregon to give more leeway to a group that seeks to change how the state carves up its electoral districts. U.S. District Judge Michael McShane said in his…
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KTVZ: Backers of Ore. redistricting measure gain more time to gather petition signatures

7/15/2020  This story was originally published by KTVZ News Channel 21.  SALEM, Ore. (KTVZ) — Backers of a proposed fall ballot measure to take legislative redistricting out of lawmakers’ hands and create an independent commission have won more time to gather signatures, thanks to a federal judge’s ruling. Here’s a news release from Oregon Secretary…
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