Oregon's Supreme Court will review whether Nicholas Kristof, the former New York Times columnist who is seeking the Democratic nomination in the Oregon governor's race, will be allowed to be on the ballot after election officials rejected his filing because he did not meet the state's residency requirement. Earlier this month, Oregon Secretary of State Shemia Fagan, a Democrat, said Kristof had not been a resident of the state for at least three years before the election. Kristof immediately appealed the decision to the state supreme court. "I have faith in our judiciary. Oregon voters should be able to decide who will lead our state, and I'm confident that I'll be on the ballot," Kristof tweeted after the court announced they'd take up the case. The court will receive briefings from Kristof and Fagan in the next two weeks and begin deliberations on January 27. File: Journalist Nicholas Kristof speaks speaks at Goalkeepers 2017, at Jazz at Lincoln Center on September 20, 2017 in New York City. Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation "The issue in this proceeding is whether the Secretary of State erred in concluding that relator had not satisfie . . . read the full article here.
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DATE: May, 1984, 2017, 2019, 2020, Monday, January 27, October 2021, Earlier this month, September 20, 2017, the March 17, 2022, the next two weeks, at least three years
NORP: Democrat, Democratic