Initiative Integrity

There have been lots of filings for the 2014 statewide ballot. It's still too early in the process to know what will qualify, but here is a list of measures to keep your eyes on:

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.

Information about Bill Sizemore, Kevin Mannix, and others.

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