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2014

VoteEasy and PCT Results Released in Oregon
Oct. 27, 2014, 10:30 a.m.

Today, Vote Smart released the results of the National Political Courage Test to VoteEasy at VoteSmart.org, giving Oregon voters an invaluable resource for identifying their best political match November 4th. Twenty-one of the congressional, state legislative and gubernatorial candidates passed the 2014 Political Courage Test.

2013

Legislative Wrap-Up: Bullying in Schools
Jan. 25, 2013, 12:05 p.m.

Throughout the past decade there has been a national trend of legislation on bullying.

2012

August E-Newsletter
Aug. 30, 2012, 1:36 p.m.

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VoteEasy Tool Launched in Oregon
Aug. 28, 2012, 4:12 p.m.

June Common Ground E-Newsletter
June 12, 2012, 12:53 p.m.

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Will your candidates show political courage?
May 23, 2012, 2:24 p.m.

Every election year, Project Vote Smart uses the Political Courage Test (PCT) to measure the willingness of candidates to provide their positions on key issues. Find out now if your candidates are currently being tested. 

April Common Ground E-Newsletter
April 24, 2012, 8:45 a.m.

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Oregon major party candidates lacking political courage
Jan. 9, 2012, 8:33 a.m.

We released the 2012 Political Courage Test results today for Oregon's special election showing neither major party congressional candidate running for the state's 1st Congressional District seat was willing to answer even the most basic issue-related questions addressed inside the Test.

2011

Testing Oregon CD-1 candidates' political courage
Dec. 12, 2011, 9:18 a.m.

Special elections typically are a result of unusual circumstances, scandal, or tragedy, and the race for Oregon's 1st Congressional district is no exception. 

Why I volunteer
Nov. 17, 2011, 8:37 a.m.

Voters aren’t stupid; they know that political ads are emotionally deceptive, and they hunger for real facts. Project Vote Smart can help. Why do I volunteer here? Because it matters.

2010

Mailing Madness
June 2, 2010, 8:46 p.m.

2009

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