Though there is no organized opposition to Measure 89, the ACLU of Oregon contends the amendment is unnecessary because the state Constitution says: "No law shall be passed granting to any citizen or class of citizens privileges, or immunities, which, upon the same terms, shall not equally belong to all citizens."
In a stunning admission Thursday, Gov. John Kitzhaber’s fiancée Cylvia Hayes admitted to illegally marrying an Ethiopian immigrant in the late 1990s for money and so he could stay in the United States to get a college degree.
Bandon's Water Resource Committee worked for more than a year on the ballot measure that would give the city council the ability to increase the utility at a rate of 5% a year. But when city officials told them they couldn't advocate for the measure, they all resigned.
Earlier this week, all seven members of Bandon's Water Resource Committee resigned after being told they couldn't campaign for a measure on the November ballot.
Candidates for Coos County commissioner participated in the Bay Area Chamber of Commerce candidate’s forum Wednesday afternoon.
Two years ago, Coos County voters rejected a measure that would have shifted the county’s government to a “home rule” system. This year, it’s back on the ballot.
A generation of Oregonians has never lived under a Republican governor, and state Rep. Dennis Richardson would like to show them what it's like.
Oregon Republican gubernatorial candidate Dennis Richardson is taking his passion and message on the road, making a stop in Roseburg. He and a handful of supporters are doing a “freedom ride”, riding their motorcycles from Central Point to Portland.
The fall campaign hit Eugene on Monday, with a Republican candidate for governor arriving by motorcycle and a Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate bringing some of his party's star-power to the University of Oregon campus.
In a TV ad paid for by advocates of labeling genetically modified foods in Oregon, voters are told 64 countries have such requirements and labels didn't lead to an increase in their food costs.
Three minor party candidates for Oregon governor got a chance to make their case Saturday as they shared the stage with Gov. John Kitzhaber and state Rep. Dennis Richardson for a debate in Eugene.
Jeff Merkley, who was chosen by the Democratic Party establishment over a liberal activist in his first run for U.S. Senate, makes an unlikely hero for the party's left wing.
Meeting his Republican challenger in their first televised debate Friday, Gov. John Kitzhaber forcefully rebutted a charge by state Rep. Dennis Richardson that the governor pays women on his staff less than men.
A SurveyUSA poll conducted for KATU showed that Oregonians back legalizing recreational marijuana, with 44 percent of likely voters supporting it and 40 percent opposed. But the razor-thin margin and wide disparity of support among demographics means turnout could end up deciding whether it passes.
Oregon election officials are fining the campaign of Republican governor candidate Dennis Richardson $365 because he was late to report that he stayed rent-free in a Lake Oswego home.