Press Release: DPO Statement on SOS Resignation

May 08, 2023

Democratic Party of Oregon Statement on 

Secretary Shemia Fagan’s Resignation

PORTLAND, OR – The Chair of the Democratic Party of Oregon issued the following statement regarding the resignation of Secretary Fagan:

“The Democratic Party of Oregon understands and supports Shemia Fagan’s decision to resign,” Democratic Party State Chair Rosa Colquitt said. “Democrats are committed to transparency in government and preserving faith in democracy. It is important to take the steps necessary to restore it. ​​The DPO supports the Governor as she begins the important process of identifying and appointing a new Secretary of State. We look forward to working with the next Secretary of State, and to continuing our work to elect Democrats who have the public’s interest at heart.”

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