Independent Voter Project
Oregon: Open Primary Initiative Qualifies for Nov. Ballot
Oregonians could dramatically alter the way they choose candidates if a ballot initiative to open the state's primary elections passes in November.
The open or top-two primary initiative qualified Tuesday for the November ballot with 91,716 valid signatures, according to the Secretary of State's Office.
The measure would create a new, nonpartisan primary election process where candidates from all parties appear on a single ballot. The two candidates who received the most votes in that election would advance to a general election.
Read more at the Statesman Journal