HASSO HERING

A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley

About ballots mailed too late to be counted

Written September 2nd, 2020 by Hasso Hering

One thing Albany-area voters don’t have to worry much about is that in our elections, a whole bunch of votes are discarded because they are sent off too late or get hung up in the mail. The number of such ballots turns out to be small.


Deprived of a chance to vote? Not so fast

Written October 29th, 2018 by Hasso Hering

Facebook last week reverberated with a complaint from a Lebanon mother that a particular set of circumstances resulted in her son being deprived of a chance to vote. I looked into it, and the upshot is that he can vote after all if he wants.


Ballot fraud just about impossible

Written October 23rd, 2014 by Hasso Hering

Colorado has adopted vote-by-mail balloting of the kind pioneered in Oregon. Now a video circulating online intends to raise suspicions of voter fraud in Colorado and, by implication, other states where voting is done mostly by mail. But all the video shows is that some left-leaning activists in Colorado were dumb, naive or crooked enough […]


Voting delays? An easy fix!

Written February 15th, 2013 by

President Obama says he’s concerned that some citizens had to wait a long time to vote in the last election. If that’s a problem anywhere, it’s a local problem that can easily be solved without the federal government getting involved, isn’t it? During the State of the Union address, Obama cited the case of an […]


 
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