Oregon Voters Face a Choice this Year: The People vs. The Parties

State of Oregon voters will be facing a choice this year:  The People vs. The Parties.   Somos Independents is an independent registered voter group led by women that puts people before the 2 major party system.   More and more Americans are becoming independent voters because they have seen what extremism and gridlock has done to our Nation. 

According to the Gallup, "Forty-two percent of Americans, on average, identified as political independents in 2013, the highest Gallup has measured since it began conducting interviews by telephone 25 years ago. Meanwhile, Republican identification fell to 25%, the lowest over that time span. At 31%, Democratic identification is unchanged from the last four years but down from 36% in 2008." 
According to the Independent Voter Network (IVN):  
"The current Congress has an average 9.2 percent approval rating and 84.2 percent disapproval rating. ... These numbers point to a grave problem: the House of Representatives is utterly unrepresentative."  
As Independent voters' numbers rise, the GOP is hurt the most and many former Republican voters have already dumped the tea to leave the GOP. 
That said, as more and more Americans become registered independent voters, we believe one way to counter extremism in both parties is by saying "Yes to 90."
Sarah Lyons of Oregon elaborates:
Measure 90 opens the primary to all voters. The top two vote getters go on to the general election. Currently 30% of registered voters in Oregon can't vote in the primaries because they didn't register with the "right" party. No American should be required to join a political organization in order to have the right to vote. Opponents in claim that the "top two open primary hurts minority voters. In fact, limiting the primary to voters enrolled in the major parties disenfranchises minority voters! According to the most recent national Gallup poll, released in February of 2013, 29% of African American voters, 50% of Latino voters and 46% of Asian voters self-identify as independents. Top Two, by opening up the primary to independents, will bring a significant percentage of minority voters into the all-important first round of voting.
If you are a Republican or Democratic Oregon voter -- we encourage you to vote Yes to 90 come election day.  Note:  Independents can vote for Measure 90 also since it will be on the ballot in the general election. Our very first American President was an independent, and his name was George Washington -- perhaps it is time for Americans to go back to the basics that put us on a path to success.  Say Yes to 90. 
Roseburg IVOO "Yes on 90" team
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