Articles Tagged with Governor

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Line of succession is governed by the Oregon Constitution. (Note: Oregon does not have a Lieutenant Governor.)

See also Wikipedia and Ballotpedia (and this one) and Secretary of State on succession of the Oregon Governor.

Oregon Constitution Article V (or read the entire Oregon Constitution and early Oregon Constitutions):

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Visit the Bills Signed 2013 link at the Oregon Governor’s website.

You can also click on the “Bills Signed by Governor Kitzhaber (2013)” line for a full view of the data-set. (This link may change over time. If so, visit the Oregon Governor’s website to find new URL.)

You can read the Governor’s signing statements, too.

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Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber issued a November 22, 2011, statement, about why he halted the execution of the death row inmate who asked that all his death penalty appeals cease and that the state proceed with his execution.
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From the Washington County (Oregon) Law Librarian:

How does one request a pardon? I wish I could say, “let me count the ways.” But I can’t and highly recommend you talk to your lawyer, if you have one, or that you call the Oregon State Bar (OSB) to find a lawyer who can advise you (or read this How to Find a Lawyer in Oregon guide, which also links to the OSB).

And here’s what else I’ve learned about Oregon pardons (for crimes committed under Oregon state law). There may be more in future posts and you can also let me know if you have anything to add: