VOTE BY MAIL IN THE NEWS

OREGON

Oregon had a Primary Election on May 19, 2020.  It received little attention in the news because vote by mail worked smoothly.

Oregon

June 19, 2020
My Oregon News

Oregon

June 18, 2020
Oregon Public Radio (OPB)

Oregon

May 13, 2020
Portland Tribune

Oregon

April 15, 2020
KGW (with video)

‘A 20-Year History of Success’:

GOP Secretary of State says Oregon shows mail-in voting is secure, effective

Oregon

May 4, 2020
Huffpost

Oregon Has Been Voting By Mail For Decades.  Now It Will Save Lives.

Gov. Kate Brown was “horrified” that Wisconsin voters had to risk getting COVID-19 to vote and wants to help other states avoid this in November.

Oregon

April 30, 2020
THINK:  NBC News

Sen. Ron Wyden:  Oregon has used vote by mail since electing me in 1996. Those who say it can't work are lying.

My state has proven that voting by mail is secure and helps more people exercise their rights. Expanding it to more states this year could help save lives.

Oregon

April 16, 2020
The Hill

Mail-in Voting in Oregon Has Worked for Decades, Says Republican

“I think after 20 years, we’ve proven that our system is very secure and voters love it. The voters voted it in, they’ve never made an attempt to vote it out. I think they’re happy with it and I think it’s a 20-year history of success,” said Secretary of State Bev Clarno (R).

Oregon

March 19, 2020
Oregon Public Radio (OPB)

Vote By Mail Saves Oregon's May Primary During Pandemic

While some states are postponing their primary elections, Oregon Secretary of State Bev Clarno announced Thursday that the state’s May 19 primary will proceed as scheduled.  “Because Oregon votes by mail we do not have to be concerned about social distancing issues at polling places that so many other states are struggling with,” Clarno’s office said in a statement.

Oregon

November 3, 2018
NBC News

'You can't hack paper':  How Oregon fights election meddling

Throw them on the scrap pile."  Oregon officials of both parties say voting machines are inferior to their vote-by-mail system.

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