Drivers License and Voter Registration

Salem, Ore. — Today Governor Kate Brown signed Oregon’s New Motor Voter bill into law. It means that when Oregonians get their driver’s license, they will also automatically be registered to vote.  Drivers will receive a postcard in the mail within a few weeks that would allow them to opt-out of being a registered voter. “Oregon is … Continue reading »

Voter Registration Deadline Looms

MEDFORD, Ore. — The voter registration deadline for the March 10, 2015 Special Election in Jackson County is approaching fast. Residents have until February 17th to register to vote for the local election. If you are currently registered to vote in the state of Oregon but have moved, or changed your mailing address or name, you … Continue reading »

Gold Hill Voter Trouble with Ballots

GOLD HILL, Ore. — Ballots for the special election in Gold Hill are due on Monday, but many people who say they believe they were registered to vote did not get their ballots. When those community members contacted the elections office, they were surprised at the reason. According to the Jackson County Elections Office, when … Continue reading »

Voter Registration Deadline Nears

MEDFORD, Ore. — Sheriff’s races, commissioners’ elections and gubernatorial primaries are all on this May’s ballot, but if you aren’t registered to vote by Tuesday night, your voice won’t be heard. Oregonians have until 11:59 p.m. Tuesday to register either in person, or online at oregonvotes.gov. Jackson County Clerk Chris Walker said there are currently … Continue reading »