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Editorials form around Oregon

Sep. 11, 2019 11:18 AM EDT

Selected editorials from Oregon newspapers: ___ The Oregonian/OregonLive, Sept. 11, on Oregon Public Records advocate Ginger McCall's resignation: Even for those familiar with the lack of transparency from Oregon Gov. Kate Brown's administration, the circumstances leading up to the sudden resignation by Oregon...

2 more recall campaigns against Colorado Democrats fail

Sep. 11, 2019 10:34 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — An effort to recall two state senators has ended after backers informed the Colorado Secretary of State's office that they will not be turning in the signatures they collected to force special elections to remove the pair. The recall effort involved Democratic Sens. Pete Lee, of Colorado...

Group submits signatures in early phase of recall effort

Sep. 5, 2019 8:58 PM EDT

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Supporters of an effort to recall Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy submitted signatures to a state elections office Thursday, an early step in their push. The Recall Dunleavy group said it collected 49,006 signatures since launching Aug. 1, more than the 28,501 needed as part of the initial...

The Latest: Group seeking Dunleavy recall submits signatures

Sep. 5, 2019 5:05 PM EDT

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The Latest on a recall effort aimed at Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy (all times local): 1 p.m. The group pursuing a recall of Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy has submitted signatures to state elections officials as part of an initial phase of their effort. The Recall Dunleavy group needed...

Editorials from around Oregon

Sep. 4, 2019 5:37 PM EDT

Selected editorials from Oregon newspapers: ___ The Albany Democrat-Herald, Sept. 4, on natural disaster preparedness: September is National Preparedness Month, and it's not as if you need to look too far to find a poster child for the occasion. This week, look no further than the Bahamas, devastated by the...

Morton Township officials survive recall attempt

Aug. 23, 2019 9:04 AM EDT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A pair of township officers narrowly survived what appears to be North Dakota's first recall at the township level. The Bismarck Tribune reports that Morton Township Supervisor Daymon Mills and Clerk/Treasurer Mary Malard each prevailed by slim margins in Wednesday's election. The...

Editorials from around Oregon

Aug. 7, 2019 1:17 PM EDT

Selected editorials from Oregon newspapers: ___ Albany Democrat-Herald, Aug. 5, on Albany joining earthquake warning system: It's just one step forward, but we were nevertheless delighted to read the news about how the city of Albany has joined a pilot program for an early-warning system that eventually could...

Group launching effort to seek recall of Alaska's governor

Jul. 31, 2019 9:44 PM EDT

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A group that includes a coal company chairman and a framer of Alaska's constitution is launching an effort aimed at recalling Republican Gov. Mike Dunleavy, weeks after his far-reaching budget vetoes prompted public outrage. In late June, Dunleavy announced vetoes of more than $400...

Some Oregon Republicans question effort to recall governor

Jul. 25, 2019 4:40 PM EDT

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Some Republicans in Oregon aren't on board with the party's attempt to recall Gov. Kate Brown, saying conservatives should instead focus their efforts on winning the next election. "I am only speaking for myself, but I have misgivings about the petition drive," Deschutes County...

In some states, GOP sees the recall as its way back to power

Jul. 21, 2019 4:20 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Republicans frustrated by losing their grip on political power in some Western states have begun deploying a new weapon: the recall. Once reserved for targeting corrupt or inept elected officials, the recall has become part of the toolkit for Republicans seeking a do-over of election results....