Final Election Day Preps Underway

MEDFORD, Ore. — As of this afternoon, 16 percent of registered voters in Jackson County had turned in their ballots, and officials expect that number to increase to twenty percent by the end of the day. Tuesday morning, Jackson County Clerk Chris Walker ran a test on the tabulator’s software to make sure the system … Continue reading »

Commissioners Consider Non-Partisan Race

MEDFORD, Ore. – Jackson County voters could be asked to change the way county commissioners are elected. Wednesday, commissioners discussed the possibility of electing future commissioners in non-partisan elections.  Currently, 23 out of 36 Oregon counties already elect commissioners who are not affiliated to a political party. Several members from the Jackson County Republican Party spoke up … Continue reading »

Ballot Drop Sites Open Until 8 p.m.

Counties across Oregon that are taking part in the May 2013 Special Election need voter ballots by 8 p.m. Tuesday, May 21. It is too late for voters to mail in their ballots. However, ballots can be returned to any of these official drop-off sites in Jackson, Josephine, Curry, Klamath and Lake counties. JACKSON COUNTY … Continue reading »

Ballot Measure Could Make Big Splash

MEDFORD, Ore.  – With Hawthorne Pool closed and Jackson Pool in need of an expansion and overhaul, Medford residents will have to make a decision at the polls this November. Ballot Measure 15-115 would allow for a $14.5 million bond that would pay for two brand-new swimming facilities. Swim Medford chairman Rich Hansen thinks with … Continue reading »