Former NY Times Columnist Ruled Ineligible To Run For Oregon Governor

Posted on AllSides January 6th, 2022
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The Oregon Elections Division ruled on Thursday that former New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof, a Democrat, is ineligible to run for governor due to failure to meet the state’s residency requirement.

Oregon requires a gubernatorial candidate to be a “resident within this state” for at least three years prior to an election.

“The rules are the rules and they apply equally to all candidates for office in Oregon. I stand by the determination of the experts in the Oregon Elections Division that Mr. Kristof does not currently meet the...

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