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The Voters Have Spoken: Oregon’s Controversial Ballot Initiatives

Event Type: Adult Program
Age Group(s): Adult
Date: 10/20/2012
Start Time: 2:00 PM
End Time: 3:30 PM
Description:
 Jackson Miller of Linfield College discusses how Oregonians participate in the political ritual of voting on citizen initiatives with more frequency and, at times, more enthusiasm than any other group of citizens in the United States. Over the past century, Oregon has had more statewide citizen-generated measures on its ballots than any other state, and, as a result, “direct democracy” has dramatically transformed the state’s political and social landscape. Sponsored by Oregon Humanities.






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Library: Downtown Bend Public Library    Find the Bend Public Library
Location: Brooks Room
Contact: Liz Goodrich
Contact Number: 541/312-1032