Secretary of State

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 …

Motor voter registration errors

Medford, Ore., — Some Oregonians may miss out on decision 2016, due to DMV motor voter registration errors. The Secretary of State implemented the motor voter registration program, but new residents had to apply by a certain date to be eligible to …

Measure 97 letter to senior living residents

Medford, Ore., — Measure 97 is one of the most controversial topics on this year’s ballot. The measure would increase taxes on certain corporations. The people who operate Brookdale Senior Living Solutions are worried the measure could increase costs for its residents. …

Richardson earns GOP Secretary of State

Central Point, Ore., — A six-way race for Secretary of State includes three Democratic candidates, two Republicans and one Independent. Former Republican State Representative and 2014 gubernatorial candidate Dennis Richardson is running against Lane County Commissioner Sid Leiken. The Central Point Republican …