Campaign Volunteers Make Final Push

MEDFORD, Ore. — Local campaign volunteers continue to work on Sunday in hopes of securing a few more votes. Local organizations for both the Republicans and Democrats still have plans to get out the vote as they sprint to the finish. Organizing for America Oregon, an organization supporting President Obama, held a phone bank on … Continue reading »

Local Republicans React to Debate

MEDFORD, Ore. — Several dozen Southern Oregon Republicans gathered to watch the debate at the Jackson County Republican office. Local Republicans said Governor Mitt Romney’s answers were structured and they felt he listed a clear plan to revive the economy. They say President Obama laid out facts but was confusing in his answers. “I couldn’t … Continue reading »

Young Voters Watch Debate Closely

ASHLAND, Ore., – Four years after young voters turned out at nearly historic levels in the previous presidential election, a new group of first-time voters are hoping to continue that spirit. Students at Southern Oregon University watched Wednesday’s debate from their dorm rooms, friends’ houses, and the school library. Several students said the first televised … Continue reading »

Local Democrats React to Debate

ASHLAND, Ore., – Local Democrats said President Barack Obama was on point and sticking to the facts in his first debate with Republican Challenger Mitt Romney on Wednesday. Oregon congressional candidate Joyce Segers watched the debate with Jackson County Democrats Chair Jan Waitt. Segers said she was pleased by President Obama’s performance, saying he weathered … Continue reading »

Locals Prep For Presidential Debates

MEDFORD, Ore. – With just over a month left until Election Day neither candidate has made a stop to campaign in Southern Oregon, which is a big change from just 8 years ago, when both President Bush and Senator Kerry as well as vice President Cheney and Senator Edwards all made stops in the Rogue … Continue reading »