Secretary of State

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 …

Dennis Richardson sworn in as Secretary of State

Salem, Ore.- Southern Oregon’s Dennis Richardson was sworn in Friday as Oregon’s Secretary of State. His swearing in ceremony comes as OregonLive reveals Richardson has named an ousted elections official and a former state manager tied to a multimillion-dollar scandal to top …

Trump: No Cabinet post for Rudy Giuliani

(CNN) — Former New York City mayor Rudy Giuliani will not serve in Donald Trump’s incoming administration, the President-elect announced Friday. The transition team released a statement Friday saying Giuliani removed himself from consideration for a position last month, a description contradicted …

Dennis Richardson thanks supporters

Salem, Ore. — No republican has won statewide office in Oregon since 2002, but Central Point republican Dennis Richardson broke that streak Tuesday. The attorney and former legislator ran for Secretary of State, two years after losing the governor’s race to John …