Today, August 23 is Election Day in Oregon City and Oak Lodge Water Services Authority

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 23, 2022 Contact: Jaime Mathis jaime.clackamasvoice@gmail.com 503-708-3249 Today, August 23 is Election Day in Oregon City and Oak Lodge Water Services Authority Today is Election Day for the August 23 Special Election where voters will decide Oregon City’s next mayor as well  board members for the Oak Lodge Water Authority. TheContinue reading Today, August 23 is Election Day in Oregon City and Oak Lodge Water Services Authority

Join us, New volunteer opportunities start NOW! 

We need your volunteer support, your voices, and your energy! HIGHEST NEED: We start knocking on doors and talking voters on Friday. We’ll be engaging Oregon City voters and making sure they have the resources they need to vote in the August 23 Special Election. Sign up here! Our 10,000 postcard campaign is going strong! We have distributed almost 4,000 postcardsContinue reading “Join us, New volunteer opportunities start NOW! “

Official Ballot Drop Sites are Sparse in the August Special Election. Here are the four that are open.

Update on the August 23 Special Election. The special election for Oregon City Mayor and Oak Lodge Water Services Authority District members has been marred by errors, voter confusion, and drop site access issues.    Last week, voters began calling the clerk’s office asking why they had received voter information for candidates that were not on theirContinue reading “Official Ballot Drop Sites are Sparse in the August Special Election. Here are the four that are open.”

Clackamas County Clerk, Sherry Hall Mails Wrong Voter Inserts in August 23 Special Election

West Linn, OR.– In May 2022, the Clackamas County Primary Election was severely impacted by County Clerk, Sherry Hall and her mishandling of a ballot printing issue which resulted in over 6,700 additional people hours and $600K being spent to rectify the mistake. Several key local and federal races hung in limbo for weeks while the clerk scrambledContinue reading Clackamas County Clerk, Sherry Hall Mails Wrong Voter Inserts in August 23 Special Election

Voter Registration Deadline for the August 23 Special Election is August 2, 2022

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 28, 2022 Contact: Jaime Mathis jaime.clackamasvoice@gmail.com 503-708-3249 The Voter Registration Deadline is August 2, 2022 for the August 23 Special Election. Voters who live in the city of Oregon City will have a special election for Mayor due to the recent resignation of former Mayor Rachel Lyles-Smith. The winner will finish outContinue reading “Voter Registration Deadline for the August 23 Special Election is August 2, 2022”

Considering running for a local office? Filing is now open in cities across the county.

Run for Office Consider serving your community by running for local office! The filing period is open for many municipal elected positions. There are elected positions currently open in cities throughout Clackamas County. You must file for office with the City Elections or Recorder’s office by 5 PM on August 30 (except for City ofContinue reading “Considering running for a local office? Filing is now open in cities across the county.”

May 17 Primary Election Certified – Catherine McMullen speaks on the election on “Now Hear This: Canby” podcast

The May 17 Primary Election was finally certified today, June 13, 2022 as Clackamas County finished processing ballots. I spoke with Tyler Francke in Canby for the Now Hear This podcast (taped June 12, aired June 13). I was featured in Episode 369: Finding a Voice: “Canby Conversation: As a little girl, Catherine McMullen didn’t growContinue reading “May 17 Primary Election Certified – Catherine McMullen speaks on the election on “Now Hear This: Canby” podcast”

Pamplin Media Editorial Board “It’s time to restore trust in Clackamas County elections”

Pamplin Media Group editorial board: Sherry Hall must leave clerk’s office and make room for qualified candidate Catherine McMullen Clackamas County’s elections clerk, who has made a litany of ballot mistakes in her 20-year tenure, should be removed from office. Calling for the county’s clerk to resign or be recalled after her latest disastrous anticsContinue reading “Pamplin Media Editorial Board “It’s time to restore trust in Clackamas County elections””

Catherine McMullen, Candidate for Clackamas County Clerk, Issues Statement on Mounting Public Outcry for Clerk Hall’s Resignation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 24, 2022 Contact: Jaime Mathis, jaime.clackamasvoice@gmail.com 503-708-3249 Catherine McMullen, Candidate for Clackamas County Clerk, Issues Statement on Mounting Public Outcry for Clerk Hall’s Resignation West Linn, Or.–Candidate for Clackamas County Clerk and veteran elections administrator Catherine McMullen released the following statement in response to the mounting public outcry over Clackamas County’sContinue reading “Catherine McMullen, Candidate for Clackamas County Clerk, Issues Statement on Mounting Public Outcry for Clerk Hall’s Resignation”

Accountability and Outcome Possibilities for Clackamas County’s Delayed Elections

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 21, 2022 Contact: Jaime Mathis, jaime@jaimemathis.com, 503-708-3249 West Linn, OR.-As delayed election results and blurred barcodes on May Primary Election ballots continue to impact Clackamas County voters and candidates, I am aware that many people are wondering about how this will play out and how we can mitigate similar events inContinue reading “Accountability and Outcome Possibilities for Clackamas County’s Delayed Elections”