President Obama Wins Second Term

As ABC News and the AP call the presidential election in favor of Barack Obama, locally, our results are much different than they were four years ago. Barack Obama crossed the finish line first, taking the win for a second term, but it wasn’t because of Southern Oregon voters. 51% of Jackson County voters chose … Continue reading »

Middle School Conducts Mock Vote

MEDFORD, Ore. – It’s a right they’ll have in about four years; the eighth graders at Hedrick Middle School are taking part in a mock election, participating in what their teacher Mr. Voskes calls “civics live.” “We’ve created our own town hall, where everything is debated, everything is talked about, we’re getting away from looking … Continue reading »

Election Update

SALEM, Ore. – The presidential candidates aren’t the only ones running out of time. More than a quarter of registered Oregon voters have already turned in their ballots. 28% of both Democrats and Republicans have sent in their ballots and 13% of unaffiliated registered voters. Two new polls show a large number of voters are … Continue reading »

National Voter Registration Day

JACKSONVILLE, Ore. – Election Day is six weeks away, and for those not yet registered to vote, there is still time. Tuesday is National Voter Registration Day and across the country there was a big push to get more U.S. citizens registered to vote, including in the Rogue Valley. Oregon Action volunteers fanned out to … Continue reading »