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 »

Campaigns Calling to Reach Voters

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 »

Election Office Contact Information

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 »

Josephine Holds Sheriff Candidate Forum

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — After years of reduced funding and nearly non-existent patrols, the people of Josephine County appear to be taking the election of a new sheriff seriously. Anne Basker Auditorium had standing room only and three candidates were present at Wednesdays forum to discuss the issues facing the county’s law enforcement and public … Continue reading »

Petitions Gathered for 2014 Ballot

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — The Jackson County Primary Elections are several months away, but local volunteer groups are gearing up to get their measures on the 2014 ballot. Only one measure is scheduled so far for next May’s election: the petition to end the growth of genetically modified crops in Jackson County. While that measure … Continue reading »