Independent Party of Oregon Will Have a Presidential Primary

By Richard Winger The Independent Party is entitled to nominate by primary, the first party in Oregon to have a government-adminstered primary since the Progressive Party had one in 1914. Oregon election officials plan to also provide the party with a presidential primary. It isn’t clear yet whether there will be any candidates’ names on that presidential primary. Either the party will be permitted to have presidential candidates’ names that have been suggested by the party, or else the ballot won’t have any names and the outcome will be decided by write-in votes. …read more