New poll: Conservatives outnumber liberals in Oregon

Republican Party favorability better than Democratic Party by NW Spotlight A July 2015 poll conducted by Clout Research found that conservatives outnumber liberals in Oregon. Poll respondents identified as conservatives 37% of the time, as liberals 35% of the time … Continue reading

Posted by at 07:00 | Posted in Oregon Republican Party, Voting | 32 Comments

Oregon GOP must appeal to moderates to win

Willamette University College of Law – Federalist Society Last week the Oregon House Republicans – outnumbered, outgunned, and surrounded – fixed bayonets and charged into a six hour floor debate on the Low Carbon Fuel Standard (“LCFS”), a backdoor gas-tax … Continue reading

Posted by at 10:00 | Posted in 2016 Election, Oregon Republican Party | 10 Comments

Oregon Republican Party elects new officers

by NW Spotlight The Oregon Republican Party elected new officers today at the Monarch Hotel in Clackamas. Bill Currier is the new Oregon Republican Party Chair. He had previously been serving as Vice Chair. Jeff Mapes at the Oregonian reported … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:52 | Posted in Oregon Republican Party, Uncategorized | 14 Comments

The Inevitable Rise of Ideas

by Rep. Mike Nearman Get on the bandwagon First of all, I’m not a Republican because I like the color red or because I like elephants. I’m a Republican because the party articulates principles that I hold. You can look them … Continue reading

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A way forward for Oregon Republicans

by Mike Nearman It’s no secret that Oregon Republicans have had a tough time at the polls lately. Republicans haven’t won a statewide election for an embarrassingly long time. Oregon hasn’t had a Republican Governor in decades. And, like a … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:00 | Posted in 2014 Election, Initiative & Referendum, Oregon Republican Party, Voting | 54 Comments

Good for America, Too Bad for Oregon

November 4 was a good day for conservatives and Republicans everywhere – except, of course, Oregon. The election was a complete and indisputable repudiation of President Barack Obama and his policies. You can try to spin it anyway you want … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:00 | Posted in 2014 Election, Gov. Kitzhaber, Leadership, Oregon Republican Party, Portland Politics, President Obama | 16 Comments

ORP positions on 2014 ballot measures

Oregon Republican Party State Central Committee Votes To Oppose Measures 86, 88, 90, 91 and 92 Wilsonville, OR – The Oregon Republican Party State Central Committee voted on Saturday to take the following positions on the measures that will appear on … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:00 | Posted in 2014 Election, Oregon Republican Party, Voting | 15 Comments

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