Oregon Secretary of State Launches the Trusted Info 2022 Campaign to Combat False Election Information
The Trusted Info 2022 Campaign includes public service announcements on closed primaries and the new postmark rule, in addition to website updates and social media content designed to “prebunk” false information.
SALEM, OR — False election information is a growing problem in Oregon and around the country. This week, Secretary of State Shemia Fagan is launching a new initiative to “prebunk” false information by getting accurate information in front of voters before they are exposed to misinformation.
“Our best tool in the fight against false information is true information,” said Secretary of State Shemia Fagan. “We are committed to reaching Oregon voters early and often so the first thing they hear about Oregon elections is the truth.”
Trusted Info 2022 is part of a national effort led by the National Association of Secretaries of State. In Oregon, the campaign will include:
There is no media buy associated with the May Election campaign. Funding for the project was provided by the Legislature as part of an election modernization fund, repurposed in the 2022 legislative session.