Pacific Green Party supports Ranked Choice Voting legislation; calls on members to write to their representatives.
The Pacific Party of Oregon endorsed Ranked Choice Voting legislation; three House Bills sponsored by Representative Dan Rayfield would institutionalize Ranked Choice Voting at the state, county and municipal levels. A Senate Bill sponsored by Senator Golden formally allows counties to use Ranked Choice Voting.
Ranked Choice Voting is a proven electoral reform that enhances voter choice, eliminates the third party spoiler effect, and saves on the cost of staging run-off elections. In addition, with secure off-grid electronic counting, and Oregon’s paper ballot, elections can be authenticated for accuracy very efficiently.
The Pacific Greens are making a full court press to get the word out about the House and Senate Bills.Read more
January 22, 2021
The Pacific Green Party calls for the immediate resignation of Clackamas County Commissioner Mark Shull for his disparaging remarks on social media demeaning Muslims, Trans people, and showing a reckless use of misinformation.
In a news story run by the Pamplin Group, Shull is revealed to be a basic bigot which raises questions about his capacity to serve the public interest. https://pamplinmedia.com/cr/494245-396756-clackamas-commissioner-mark-shull-under-fire-for-racist-anti-immigrant-statements
The PGP stands in solidarity with the call from the Council on American-Islamic Relations of Oregon calling for Shull’s resignation. The Council calls out the dangerous use of rhetoric employed by Shull. Their statement says: "At a time of heightened violence against Black and brown community members and our Muslim community, this rhetoric is reckless and dangerous, as shown by the extremist actions in our nation's Capitol last week."Read more