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2020-21 PLATFORM & AGENDA (NEW!)

- Preamble (NEW!)

- Environment (NEW!)

- Review of 2018-19 Accomplishments

2018-2019 PLATFORM & AGENDA

- Preamble

- Environment

- Education

- Health Care

- Housing Affordability
- Undue Influence

 

A Brief history of the Independent Party of Oregon  >>

Discusses the early history of the Independent Party, including how and why it was formed.

 

Meet the State Council  >>

More than half of Americans do not feel well represented in politics. Are you one of them?  

 IN THE NEWS ...

Why the state's third-largest party is asking unaffiliated voters to help pick its candidates.

"As the number of Oregon voters unaffiliated with a political party rises, so has the number of voters locked out a key part of the electoral process. Oregon’s third-largest political party sees an opportunity."

Read article at Salem Reporter >>

by Jake Thomas (11/30/2019)

Groups Seek To Take Oregon Redistricting Out Of State Legislature's Hands

 

"A coalition that includes a wide variety of political and government watchdog groups on Tuesday say they are filing three proposed initiatives that would create a nonpartisan citizens panel to handle redistricting for congressional and legislative seats in Oregon."

Read article at OPB >>

 by Jeff Mapes (11/12/2019)

Independent Party of Oregon faces major/minor test

 

"The Independent Party of Oregon is preparing for a return to the minor leagues...the party became a major party in 2015... motor voter has changed that... the difference is more than nominal.... for major parties the state pays for the primary..."

Read at East Oregonian >>

 by Claire Withycombe (08/18/2/2019)