Jackson County Sees Fewer Ballot Returns

MEDFORD, Ore. – Jackson County officials say the turn-out is less than they anticipated. Recent voter turnout numbers show a little over 70 percent in Jackson County; it’s not a record breaking number. In 2008, voter turnout was 85%, though one voter casting her ballot says this year she felt more people who wouldn’t normally … Continue reading »

Officials Discuss Election Fraud

MEDFORD, Ore. — On the eve of Election Day, county officials in Oregon are dealing with a last-minute controversy: election fraud. An election employee is suspected of tampering with ballots in Clackamas County; apparently, she wanted to produce more votes for Republican candidates. Jackson County officials have been counting ballots since last week but they’re … 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 »

Ballots Already Being Turned In

MEDFORD, Ore. – Election Day is less than two weeks away but some Jackson County voters have already turned in their ballot. There was a steady flow of cars pulling over to the ballot drop box at the county elections office Wednesday afternoon. County officials said, as of Tuesday, they had more than 6,000 ballots … 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 »