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Secretary of State Brown Goes to Washington….D.C. [Updated]

Secretary of State Kate Brown is in Washington D.C. today in preparation for her testimony tomorrow in front of the United States Senate Committee on Rules and Administration.

The Secretary will be discussing the success of Vote By Mail in the State of Oregon in a panel meeting entitled: Voting By Mail: An Examination of State and Local Experiences.

Interested parties can watch streaming video of the panel discussion by clicking here. Things will get started at 7:00am PST.

Update: The Secretary’s testimony can be seen here. There you will also find a link to the Secretary’s written testimony as submitted to the committee.

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