“Oregon system” showed the nation how to reform corruption


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After out-of-state interests overplayed their hand and showed how little power locals had in their own state, Populists and renegade Republicans got together to do something about it. The result: The initiative-petition system. (Salem, Marion County; 1901) (For text and pictures, see http://offbeatoregon.com/1612d.oregon-system-initiative-referendum-423.html)

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