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Nearman complies with request

The commission and Nearman agreed he would receive the letter in lieu of a civil penalty.

Nearman settles ethics complaint

Violation of state statute revealed

Soon-to-be Oregon House District 23 Rep. Mike Nearman has settled a complaint filed against him in October with the Oregon Government Ethics Commission.

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Candidate says no merit to complaint

An ethics complaint filed Oct. 24 by State Sen. Brian Boquist with the Oregon Government Ethics Commission is now going through a preliminary review that could take up to 135 days.

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Candidate for HD23 under investigation

The criminal investigation began with an election complaint filed by State Sen. Brian Boquist (R-Dallas) in May alleging “direct coordination of campaign activities” possibly in violation of campaign finance laws.

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HD 23 race gets interesting

Write-in candidate adds to already intense campaign season

Now, add another wrinkle: Thompson is back in the race, this time as a write-in candidate.

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Polk County Republicans are at odds amongst themselves

The separation came front and center during May’s primary for House District 23, when incumbent Rep. Jim Thompson (R-Dallas) faced Polk County Republican Chairman Mike Nearman for the nomination.

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Jones claims attacks are false

Independent candidate says group spreading misinformation

Beth Jones sent a letter to the Oregon Family Council (OFC) — a Christian political organization — and the campaign of District 23 Republican nominee Mike Nearman on Thursday asking for the misinformation to stop.


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