Tag Archives: Voter registration

Partnership for Safety and Justice: Oregonians with felonies — you can vote! (and why you should)

By Denise Welch, Contributing Columnist

There has been a lot of national news coverage lately about attempts to change voting laws in a number of states. Many of the laws seem to be designed to keep certain categories of people away from the polls: the elderly, the poor, minorities. Continue reading

This is no political season for sitting on the sidelines

Street Roots editorial:

Fifty percent of people ages 18-40 in Multnomah County are not registered to vote. Not cool.

Some say that it’s a combination of people having moved from on address to another, or not voting in the mid-term and primary elections. In Oregon, that means you will need to register again to vote. Continue reading