How Oregon Is Preparing to Secure the November Election

July 16, 2020


As the coronavirus pandemic has unfolded, there have been numerous calls from both state officials and nonprofit groups to increase the use of mail-in voting to protect public health and ensure citizens have access to voting if they do not want to vote in person at a polling station.

Oregon is no stranger to voting by mail, since it became the first state to make mail-in ballots the standard voting system for elections back in 2000. Despite the lengthy experience the Beaver State has with voting by mail, the state isn’t taking any chances when it comes to election security.