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 »

One Measure on Jackson County Ballot

MEDFORD, Ore. – Tuesday night is the deadline to register to vote for the November election, but in Jackson County, only about 3,200 people will even receive a ballot. There is only one measure on the ballot this year and it will only impact residents living in the Applegate. An operations levy for Applegate Valley Fire … Continue reading »

Petitions Gathered for 2014 Ballot

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — The Jackson County Primary Elections are several months away, but local volunteer groups are gearing up to get their measures on the 2014 ballot. Only one measure is scheduled so far for next May’s election: the petition to end the growth of genetically modified crops in Jackson County. While that measure … Continue reading »