Jurisdiction: Oregon

Records Request to Oregon Secretary of State Seeking Communications with USPS

October 13, 2020
Records request to the Office of the Secretary of State of Oregon seeking email communications with the U.S. Postal Service in anticipation of widespread use of mail-in ballots in the November 2020 election.

Investigations Update: The White House Outbreak, the Administration’s Naturalization Policy, and Texas’ Ballot Drop Boxes

October 6, 2020
See the latest in our investigations into the administration’s immigration policy, absentee voting requirements, and voter suppression in the states.

Records Request to Oregon Secretary of State Seeking Communications with USPS

October 1, 2020
Records request to the Office of the Secretary of State of Oregon seeking email communications with the U.S. Postal Service in anticipation of widespread use of mail-in ballots in the November 2020 election.

Portland, Ore., Mayor’s Office Records of Protest-Related Communications with Federal Agencies

August 5, 2020
Records from the Portland, Oregon, Mayor's Office in response to American Oversight's request for communications with federal agencies.

Response from IPR Regarding Use of Force Complaints

July 31, 2020
The Portland Independent Police Review stated that it it could not provide us with use of force records but that "IPR has opened three cases with at least one force allegation since 7/1/2020."

Investigations Update: ‘Burrowing In,’ Voter Fraud Task Forces, and Federal Law Enforcement

July 28, 2020
Our latest investigations into political appointees moving to permanent positions, the designation of "antifa" as a terrorist group, and state-level voter fraud task forces.

Records Request to Portland, Ore., Seeking Complaints of Excessive Force Against Protesters

July 27, 2020
Records request to Portland, Ore., seeking complaints of the use of excessive force against protesters that have been submitted since July 1, 2020.

ORR to the Portland Police Bureau Seeking Communications with Police Unions

July 23, 2020
ORR to the Portland Police Bureau seeking communications between the bureau’s leadership and police unions in light of the protests against police brutality.

ORR to the Portland Police Bureau Seeking Communications with the Federal Government

July 23, 2020
ORR to the Portland Police Bureau seeking communications with federal government in light of the deployment of federal agents to suppress protests against police brutality.

Records Request to Oregon Governor’s Office Seeking Federal Communications

July 22, 2020
Records request to Oregon's Office of the Governor seeking records of communications with federal agencies.