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State Government

Autumn colors in Oregon City. (Photo courtesy Kate Ampersand)

Autumn colors in Oregon City. (Photo courtesy Kate Ampersand)

Oregon state government is a large organization by nearly any standard. Yet it doesn't have to be incomprehensible and impenetrable. The Blue Book has agency descriptions, contact information, budgets, and histories to make it understandable and accessible.


Executive branch

State officials, agencies, boards, and commissions.


Legislative branch

Senators, representatives, committees, and related resources.


Judicial branch

Supreme court, court of appeals, tax court, circuit court, and related functions and organizations.


Elections process and history

Voting registration, election history, and state officials history.


Government finance

Where government gets and spends money.



Current and original 1857 Oregon Constitution.