Initiative Integrity

Signatures have been turned in to the Secretary of State's office and verified. Official ballot measure numbers won’t be issued until later in the summer. Here's what's on t

If you’ve been in Oregon long, it won’t shock you to hear that not all initiative petition signatures are obtained legitimately. In court testimony, circulators have described “writing circles,” where forgers pass petition sheets around and copy signatures from old petitions on to new ones.

The initiative system is a source of power and pride for Oregonians. Yet, some have abused the system.

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