CENTRAL POINT, Ore. - Just days before the primary election, some Jackson County farmers and ranchers held a demonstration against Measure 15 -119, the ordinance to ban growing of “Genetically-Engineered” plants. Those ranchers opposing the ban drove tractors, hay trucks, cattle rigs and pickup trucks by the Central Point Library to drop off their ballots. The demonstration … Continue reading »
MEDFORD, Ore. — With just eight days until the May primary election, campaigns are pulling out the stops to get your vote, and that means getting your phone number and calling to get support. When you register to vote in Oregon, your information is put on an “activity list” with the Secretary of State’s office. … Continue reading »
CURRY COUNTY, Ore. — When Oregon voters cast ballots in the next three weeks, some will be asked whether to create a new way of running their county governments, and it includes some counties in our area. The issue seems to stem from persistent money problems in many Oregon counties–NewsWatch 12′s Ron Brown took a … Continue reading »
MEDFORD, Ore. - Ballots are in the mail, and registered voters are set to make some big decisions this year. Several controversial measures are on the 2014 Primary Election ballot, which has election office representatives preparing for more than 50% turnout. NewsWatch12′s Kirstin O’Connor spoke with Jackson County Clerk, Chris Walker, to find out how voters can make their voices heard.
Ballots mailed out Friday, May 2, 2014. Ballots must be turned in by Tuesday, May 20, 2014 by 8:00 P.M. If you haven’t received your ballot by Friday May 9, 2014, contact your county elections office with the information below. Jackson County Elections 1101 W Main St # 201 Medford, OR 97501 Phone: (541) 774-6148 … Continue reading »
GRANTS PASS, Ore. – Josephine county voters have the opportunity to vote for one of nine candidates running for a county commissioner seat this May. The first candidate forum was held in Grants Pass on Wednesday night, allowing the public to hear from each person about key issues facing the struggling county. Most questions focused on … Continue reading »
JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore.– Ten thousand signatures were turned in to get a library taxing district measure put on the November ballot, Tuesday. Organizers said they only needed just over 7,000 in order to qualify, and it was accomplished two weeks early. The county clerk will now count and verify the signatures.
JACKSON COUNTY, Ore.– There is another candidate in the race for Jackson County Commissioner, Position One. Tonia Moro launched her write-in campaign for the Democratic Nomination, Tuesday. She is a Medford attorney and has been a resident for 24 years. She was born in Missouri and was raised in Florida, but currently lives in Talent. … Continue reading »
MEDFORD, Ore. — Election day is now less than a month away and ballots will be mailed out in about two weeks. We spoke with Craig Fronek, KCMX radio host, about a new debate series that should help voters get to know a little bit more about the measures and candidates they’re voting for this … Continue reading »
MEDFORD, Ore. — A candidate running for Jackson County Sheriff is speaking out on the current investigation against him. Lieutenant Bob Sergi released a statement on Thursday about the current criminal investigation by the Oregon Department Of Justice into his election campaign. In the statement, Sergi says he has been accused of using addresses from … Continue reading »