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How Will A Third Major Party Affect Oregon Politics?

OPB | Aug. 19, 2015

The Independent Party of Oregon was just certified as the state's third major party, joining the Democratic and Republican parties. What does this mean for Oregon?

Should Voter Registration Be Automatic?

OPB | March 25, 2013

Oregon Secretary of State Kate Brown wants to use driver's license data to automatically register voters in the state.

Why Do Major Parties Continue To Dominate?

OPB | Nov. 13, 2012

Now that the results of the November election are in, we'll look at how third parties did.

Third Parties: Progressive Party

OPB | Aug. 24, 2012

We wrap up our series on Oregon's Third Parties with a look at what makes the Progressive Party — and its chosen presidential candidate — unique.

Third Parties: Constitution Party

OPB | Aug. 22, 2012

Our series on Oregon's minor parties continues with a look at what makes the Constitution Party of Oregon unique.

Third Parties: Libertarian Party

OPB | Aug. 20, 2012

Our series on Oregon's minor parties continues as we sit down with the Libertarian Party of Oregon and the party's presidential candidate, Gary Johnson.

Third Parties: Working Families Party

OPB | Aug. 17, 2012

Our series on Oregon's minor parties continues with a look at what makes the Working Families Party unique.

Third Parties: Independent Party

OPB | Aug. 15, 2012

We continue our series of conversations talking with members of Oregon's minor parties. Today we'll chat with the Independent Party of Oregon.

Third Parties: Pacific Green Party

OPB | Aug. 13, 2012

We're starting a series of conversations talking with members of Oregon's minor parties. Today we'll chat with the Pacific Green party, first founded in this state in 1990.

Independent in Oregon

OPB | July 29, 2010

What does it mean to be part of the Independent Party of Oregon?