Dennis Richardson

Oregon says a final goodbye to Secretary Richardson

SALEM, Ore. — Oregon legislators, friends and family of the late secretary Dennis Richardson filled the House of Representatives chamber in Salem Wednesday, sharing their memories of Secretary Richardson. “We mourn today the loss of a wonderful human being, a true Oregonian,” …

Oregon secretary of state reacts to Kruse allegations

SALEM, Ore. – Oregon Secretary of State Dennis Richardson is responding to the announcement that State Senator Jeff Kruse is stepping down amid sexual harassment allegations. Secretary Richardson said Kruse did the right thing by resigning and his decades-long record of public …

Minimal voter fraud discovered in Oregon

Salem, Ore.- Oregon Secretary of State Dennis Richardson announced Friday he is referring voter fraud cases for criminal prosecution. According to an article in Richardson’s newsletter, the Secretary of State’s office is using new technology to improve election integrity. Through what Richardson …

Secretary of State proposes changing primary date

Salem, Ore.- Oregon Secretary of State Dennis Richardson is calling on Oregon leaders to move the state’s primary dates. Oregon traditionally holds primary votes in late may. Richardson says doing so creates a situation in which “both math and momentum usually prevent …