Jackson County Election Goes Official

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore. – It could have been a very different election. Despite being outnumbered in Jackson County, registered democrats turned out in droves. And according to the yet-to-be-released numbers from the County Clerk’s office, it was Ashland that had a disproportionately large impact. The city of Ashland had the highest voter turnout in the … Continue reading »

Voters Showing up in Droves

MEDFORD, Ore. — Even though ballots are still flowing in, Jackson, Josephine, and Klamath counties are reporting healthy voter turnout. And Jackson County is set to reach it’s highest levels of voter engagement since 2008. As of about 6:00pm, about 48-49% of  Jackson County voters had turned in ballots. That’s already higher than the turnout … Continue reading »

Campaign Begins For “Heritage District”

JACKSONVILLE, Ore. — Another effort is gearing up to find funding for more than a dozen Jackson County Historical Societies and Museums. The Jackson County Heritage Association says it will launch a campaign over the next several months to put a “heritage district” measure on the May 2014 ballot. If approved, the district would be … Continue reading »