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Ballot Measure 90 - Oregon Open Primary Initiative

Tuesday, October 07, 2014
Ballot Measure 90 - Oregon Open Primary Initiative
In Oregon, the Democrat and Republican parties decide whether or not to open primary elections. Right now, both parties choose not to open the May elections to all voters, although that hasn’t always been the case. Ballot measure 90 would open the May primary election to all voters. Cu [...]

Ballot Measure 89 - Equal Rights Amendment

Sunday, September 28, 2014
Ballot Measure 89 - Equal Rights Amendment
This week, we will take a look at the pros and cons of Ballot Measure 89, referred to as the Equal Rights Amendment. First of all, allow me to quote from the Oregon Constitution, Article I: Section 20. Equality of privileges and immunities of citizens. No law shall be passed granting to [...]

Ballot Measure 88 - Oregon’s “Driver Card”

Saturday, September 20, 2014
Ballot Measure 88 - Oregon’s “Driver Card”
This will be the third in our series to explain ballot measures to you so you can have a better idea just exactly what these measures do, or don’t do as the case may be. Ballot measure 88 is a tough one. Unless, of course you have your mind made up. I say that because there are strong  [...]

What We Need to Know About Measures 86 & 87

Sunday, September 14, 2014
What We Need to Know About Measures 86 & 87
I have had wonderful feedback from the first blogs I have posted. In an effort to help you better understand the ballot measures that we all will be voting on in the November General Election, I have done some research and will make an effort to bring you a simple (if that is even possib [...]

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