Secretary of State

Clarno appointed Oregon Secretary of State

Salem, Ore. — Oregon Governor Kate Brown has selected Bev Clarno to serve as Oregon Secretary of State. Clarno, a Republican, is a former Oregon House Speaker and Senate Republican Leader. The move comes after the previous Secretary of State, former Central …

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,” …

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 …

Voter fraud in Oregon: 2 cases investigated in 2016

From KGW-TV Portland, Ore. – Documents from the Oregon Secretary of State’s office show only two cases in 2016 where state officials were alerted to accusations of non-citizens attempting to vote. President Donald Trump on Wednesday again questioned the issue of widespread voter …