Walden, DeFazio Re-Elected

MEDFORD, Ore. — While seats were won and lost in both the U.S. Senate and House, the overall result remained the same. The House is still a Republican majority, and the Senate remains under Democratic control. Here in Oregon, U.S. Congressman Greg Walden defeated Joyce Segers, to win his eighth term in the House, where … Continue reading »

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 »

Alleged Ballot Tampering In Oregon

OREGON CITY, Ore. – An Oregon election employee is caught, allegedly changing ballots. Law enforcement in Clackamas County arrested a temporary election worker for allegedly filling in blank spaces in ballots with Republican candidates. They do not know how many elections this has happened in, nor how much of an effect this could have on … Continue reading »

Ballot Returns For Southern Oregon

MEDFORD, Ore. – The Jackson County Clerk says ballots continue to pour in to election headquarters. More then 15,500 ballots have already been turned in. That’s about 13% of the total ballots. The totals about 10% in Josephine County and 18% in Klamath County. The counties say the earlier the ballots arrive, the faster they … Continue reading »

What To Do If Your Ballot Is Damaged

MEDFORD, Ore. – If your dog ate your ballot, or it got damaged in any way, the Jackson County Elections Office says it has a solution. “All we can do is ascertain based on what the voter has marked and as a four person mixed party affiliation board, they determine the voter intent in the … Continue reading »

Last-Minute Spike In Voter Registration

SALEM, Ore. – Voter registration for the upcoming election is now closed and in the final hour before Wednesday night’s deadline, Oregon’s online voter registration system experienced unusually high volume. Nearly 20,000 Oregonians registered to vote online yesterday and more than 8,500 Oregonians used the system on Monday. Tuesday evening between 8 and 9 p.m. … Continue reading »

Registration Deadline For Oregon Voters

MEDFORD, Ore. – If you want to vote in the November General Election, you only have a day left to register. Non-registered voters have until Tuesday night to make sure they are eligible to cast their ballots on November 6th and Jackson County officials say they are seeing a rush of last-minute registration. There’s just … Continue reading »

Voter Pamphlets To Be Mailed

MEDFORD, Ore. – Election information will soon be arriving in mailboxes, and the deadline to register to vote is approaching quickly. The Jackson County Elections Office said voters guides will start to be mailed out at the end of this week, but it warns that receiving a pamphlet does not mean you are registered. The … Continue reading »

Klamath Co. Sheriff Write-In Candidate

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – After announcing he would not run for re-election in November, Klamath County Sheriff Tim Evinger is getting support as a write-in candidate. A grassroots effort is trying to rally support for the incumbent sheriff on the November ballot. Evinger has served as sheriff for the past 12 years, and had previously … Continue reading »

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