BREAKING NEWS Dennis Richardson, Oregon secretary of state, dies Two years after taking office, Oregon Secretary of State Dennis Richardson has died, his office announced. He has been fighting brain cancer for months. By Aubrey Wieber and Claire Withycombe - Oregon Capital Bureau February 27, 2019 at 6:21am Read this article for free. Sign up for a free trial. It’s fast and easy. No credit card needed. Log in if you have a subscription. Want to skip the trial? Subscribe. If you are a human, ignore this field Looks like you already have an account. Log in.