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Via TTN:

New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof will have to put his political aspirations on pause. Kristof, who left the NYT to launch a campaign to become Oregon’s next governor will not be appearing on the ballot because he failed to meet the state’s residency requirement.

According to The Hill:

The Oregon Elections Division ruled on Thursday that former New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof is eligible to run for governor because he failed to meet the state’s residency requirement.

Oregon’s constitution requires candidates for governor to have resided in the state for at least three years before an election. Kristof, who owns homes in both New York and Oregon, voted in New York in the 2020 election, putting him past the deadline to establish residency in Oregon ahead of the 2022 midterms.

“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 Constitutional requirements to run or serve as Oregon Governor,” Secretary of State Shemia Fagan said in a statement.

The decision came just over two weeks after the Elections Division asked Kristof to make his case for eligibility. Lawyers for his campaign noted Kristof’s long-established connections to Oregon and urged Fagan to allow voters to render a decision on his candidacy.

The decision is a huge blow to Kristof who had already managed to out-fundraise his opponents in the time since he announced his candidacy.

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Gary Von Neida
16 days ago

Every once in a while the broken clock tells time right

Rick
Rick
16 days ago

Why do democrats want to live under communism? Are they really that ignorant of how terrible that would be? We have had colds and flu’s around forever and we never acted this crazy about it before. Why are we acting crazy about it now? Because they are using fear to bring tyranny down on the whole world. When have we ever had a sickness that you do not know you have unless you get tested with a test that is not even accurate? That’s stupid. why are the people falling for this?

Jawad
Jawad
16 days ago
Reply to  Rick

Because our educational system has turned us into sheeple. Because our post-Christian culture has shut down all faith and exterminated all positive myths. Those who don’t believe in God will believe anything. Because our advanced medical progress has shut down so many diseases and we have lost touch with our own mortality. Because we crave more and more and more LIFE, forgetting that it is not the length of life that matters, but its quality. And because so many of us now expect our Mega-Government to care about us and take care of us from cradle to grave, the most dangerous delusion of all.

Daisydukes
16 days ago
Reply to  Jawad

Not the educational system-the WELFARE system.Welfare has controlled more people and there votes than anything else in history. Redistribution of taxpayer money is nothing but theft, pure and simple.It is stealing.Now we have 80+ programs of welfare and hordes of people voluntarily dependent on the government for their survival instead of themselves which keeps them voting democrat and keeps them controlled.There are churches and charities that receive tax breaks and donations in the billions of dollars to help the needy, why aren’t they doing their jobs? If we want independent citizens and fair voting we better see that welfare is abolished and the churches and charities start seeing these freeloaders who refuse raises, promotions and more hours ( they get paid from welfare anyway so why take on more work and responsibility?) lining up for help from them instead of stealing from taxpayers.You should see the amounts these freeloaders have on their EBT cards to spend-THOUSANDS I see on them many times-the state allows it to accumulate.They have multiple iPhones. Unbelievable.

Daisydukes
16 days ago
Reply to  Rick

It’s all about control, the control of other people.Democrats can never get enough control or money. I believe in communism there are the elite who live like royalty and there are the peasants who are poor , downtrodden and controlled.Democrats are EVIL-that is the basis for all they do.It just proves that evil is real in this world, it exists.

Rick
Rick
15 days ago

You will eat ZBugs while we eat ZSteak. Klaus Schwab and the New World Order Gang.