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Oregon Bill Would Give Independent Voters a Primary Election | IVN

The people in Oregon are trying to improve their Primary Election process by including independent voters. Independent Voter Network (IVN) fills in the details…


Oregon Bill Would Give Independent Voters a Primary Election

“No one in their right mind would challenge the importance of primary elections. So, if the first stage of the public election process in closed primary states, like Oregon, doesn’t let independent voters participate at all, how can independent voters possibly have an equal right to vote? That’s the question being addressed by two Oregon legislators…” ~ Debbie Benray

“Chad Peace, an attorney for the Independent Voter Project, breaks down, in simple terms, Oregon’s existing closed primary, the conflict it creates between the rights of voters and the rights of political parties, and how two bills could change elections in Oregon forever.” Independent Voter

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JoAnn Chateau

JoAnn Chateau likes progressive politics and loves the canines. She sometimes writes fiction about Chester (the Alpha Bichon) and his friends -- with a dash of humor and dab of Poli-Sci. JoAnn's views and insights are tinted by her past profession in Counseling, Christian theological studies, and Library and Information Science training. Retired now, JoAnn enjoys the creative life.

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