As the 2022 general election cycle comes to an end, we’re seeing a variety of complaints, lawsuits, and judgments concerning violations of Oregon election laws. These cases are often included in campaign coverage as just a normal part of the business of elections. But these violations and their outcomes can have an outsized impact on… Continue reading Oregon’s election laws are really more suggestions
There are a ton of candidates for various auditor positions on the primary ballot: Metro Brian Evans — Brian Evans has served as Metro Auditor since his election in 2014. He joined the Metro Auditor’s office as an employee in 2008. Evans is running unopposed and does not appear to have a campaign website. Multnomah County Jennifer McGuirk — Jennifer… Continue reading Primary Ballot Review: Why do auditors matter?
The deadline for appeals on Oregon’s redistricting plan passed last week. As a result, we officially know what congressional and legislature districts look like for 2022. I’m planning a more in-depth piece around the redistricting process and its results, but in the meanwhile, here are a couple of key things to know: The maps were… Continue reading Election Mixtape: December 6, 2021