MEDFORD, Ore. — Ballots were processed on Friday at the postal plant for Jackson County’s special election. Nearly 120 thousand ballots were dropped off at the plant on Friday, and are expected to hit mailboxes as early as Saturday. The special election was called by the Jackson County Commissioners, and will decide if Jackson County … Continue reading »
WHITE CITY, Ore. – Sheriff Mike Winters has announced his plans to retire at the end of his term, unofficially conceding the race and endorsing opponent Corey Falls. The decision comes after months of campaigning in which Winters was vastly outspent by Falls. According to the Oregon Secretary of State’s Office, Winters had raised $6,611 … Continue reading »
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 »
MEDFORD, Ore. – Ballots are in the mail, and registered voters are set to make some big decisions this year. Several controversial measures are on the 2014 Primary Election ballot, which has election office representatives preparing for more than 50% turnout. NewsWatch12’s Kirstin O’Connor spoke with Jackson County Clerk, Chris Walker, to find out how voters can make their voices heard.
NEAR JACKSONVILLE, Ore. – Supporters of the Jackson County OSU Extension say they hope the drought year will influence voters as they head to the ballot booths next month. A tax district for the Extension will appear on the May ballot — giving voters the chance to weigh in on a levy of about a … Continue reading »