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Oregonians statewide receiving robocalls regarding their voter registration

October 5, 2012

Salem – The Secretary of State’s office has learned that Oregonians statewide are receiving robocalls saying the voter registration of someone in their household may be inactive. These calls are not from county elections officials or the Secretary of State’s election division. County elections officials say in most cases, the registration of voters in the household are found to be up to date. Anyone with concerns can check or update their voter registration status online at The deadline to register to vote is October 16.

The Oregon Attorney General’s office also reports receiving complaints and is addressing the legality of whether robocalls are being made to those on the Do Not Call List.

For more information, contact

Andrea Cantu-Schomus

Oregon Secretary of State
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The Oregon Secretary of State is an independent constitutional officer directly elected by Oregonians. The Secretary is Oregon’s chief elections officer, auditor and archivist. Additionally, the Secretary of State promotes job growth by streamlining the creation and expansion of business, authenticates documents for travel or study abroad, and offers notary training and listings. Oregon is the only state where the Secretary of State is responsible for auditing public spending. In addition, the Secretary of State serves with the governor and treasurer on the Oregon State Land Board and manages and oversees Oregon’s Common School Fund.