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Oregon group receives $240K for voter registration drive

Marijuana legalization and GMO labeling campaigns gave Our Oregon money, hoping to attract more young adults to vote this year.

Marijuana legalization and GMO labeling campaigns gave Our Oregon money, hoping to attract more young adults to vote this year.

"I think progressive campaigns across the state have a common cause," said Peter Zuckerman, a spokesman for the marijuana legalization campaign. "We're really working hard to reach out to young people."

New Approach Oregon, the group sponsoring the marijuana initiative, reported giving $100,000 to Our Oregon, largely for voter registration, Zuckerman said.

The GMO labeling campaign has recently written checks to Our Oregon totaling $140,000.

Read more at OregonLive.com

Last modified onMonday, 19 October 2015 11:40

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