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 »

County Preparing for Blowout Election

MEDFORD, Ore. – County elections officials say this year is shaping up to be a big election cycle thanks to duo of ballot measures that will have a direct impact on people’s wallets. For some, like Sherri Morgan, it could impact a lot more. “Our existence is at stake, I think,” says Morgan. Morgan, the … Continue reading »

Ballots Out for Special Election

MEDFORD, Ore. — Election officers across Southern Oregon are preparing for the November special election. The Josephine County Clerk’s Office prepared its equipment on Tuesday, checking its ballot tabulation machine. Over at the Jackson County Office, staff are waiting to get returned ballots soon. This year, voters will choose whether to continue a 5-year local … Continue reading »

40% of Jackson County Ballots Turned In

MEDFORD, Ore. – As of now, more than 40% of the ballots in Jackson County have been turned in. The County Clerk says we are right on pace with where we were in 2008. On Thursday, volunteers continued to verify signatures and sort ballots as part of the preliminary processes before those ballots get tabulated. … Continue reading »