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Your Voice, Your Vote: May 2019 Special Election results

Here you'll find the results for all Southern Oregon measures and competitive races.

Posted: May 21, 2019 7:55 PM
Updated: May 21, 2019 8:54 PM

MEDFORD, Ore. — The final ballots are being tallied for the May 2019 Special Election, and initial results are coming in. Check below for election results divided by county.

Keep in mind that results may change somewhat once final tallies are released, and results may change in real-time as the article is updated. Included below are exclusively measures and competitive races where the outcome has been in question.


***Highlighted entries represent the current unofficial frontrunner, which may be subject to change.***


JACKSON COUNTY

Measure 15-184 - Evans Valley Rural Fire Protection District #6

Should the District impose $.97 per $1,000 assessed value for firefighter/EMT staffing and general operations for five years begining 2019?

Yes - (37.08%)

No - (62.92%)

Measure 15-185 - Central Point School District #6

Shall schools improve safety, facilities, overcrowding by issuing $82 million dollars in general obligation bonds?

Yes - (57.56%)

No - (42.44%)

Director, Position 1 - Eagle Point School District #9

Chad Pomeroy - (27.88%)

Jeff Dodge - (13.36%)

Dianne Mihocko - (35.9%)

Kimberly Larsen - (18.49%)

Director, Position 4 - Eagle Point School District #9

Julian Cordle - (28.56%)

Nita Lundberg - (62.42%)

Curtis Sather - (8.61%)

Director, Position 4 - Medford School District #549C

Karen Starchvick - (67.44%)

Kevin Husted - (32.15%)

Director, Position 5 - Medford School District #549C

Tod Hunt - (63.64%)

Mindy Folsom - (36.16%)

Director, Position 6 - Medford School District #549C

Jim Horner - (58.17%)

Glen Gann - (41.59%)

Director, Position 7 - Medford School District #549C

Lilia Caballero - (55.6%)

Ruth Moncus - (26.81%)

Curt Ankerberg - (17.41%)

Director, Position 3 - Applegate Valley Rural Fire Protection District #9

Todd Pershing - (13.71%)

Gary DeSimone - (65.25%)

Rex Garoutte - (20.66%)

Director, Position 5 - Rogue River Rural Fire Protection District

Charles Shad - (29.15%)

Craig Berry - (40.95%)

Randy Green - (29.4%)

Director - Rogue Valley Sewer Services District (3)

Michael Parker - (28.46%)

Jim Snyder - (28.56%)

Kay Harrison - (29.16%)

Bill Stults - (13.54%)


JOSEPHINE COUNTY

Measure 17-89 - Advisory question on a Rural Fire Protection District

In your opinion, should Josephine County begin the process to form a Rural Fire Protection District in currently unprotected areas?

Yes - (64.99%)

No - (35.01%)

Measure 17-90 - Advisory question on a County Lodging Tax

In your opinion, should Josephine County begin the process to collect a tax on overnight lodging?

Yes - (49.25%)

No - (50.75%)

Measure 17-91 - Motor Vehicle Fuel Tax

Should Grants Pass impose a 3-cent per gallon motor vehicle fuel tax, replacing the current Transportation Utility Fee?

Yes - (48.67%)

No - (51.33%)

Measure 17-92 - Proposed amendments to the Grants Pass City Charter

Shall the City Charter be amended to provide Council/Mayor payment, change special meeting requirements, and other changes?

Yes - (19.89%)

No - (80.11%)

Director, Position 6 - Grants Pass School District 7

Brian DeLaGrange - (45.84%)

Garry Penning - (25.29%)

Joshua Shannon - (27.83%)

Director, Position 2 - Three Rivers School District

Judy Ahrens - (44.44%)

Danny York - (54.54%)

Director, Position 3 - Illinois Valley Rural Fire Protection District

Gary Price - (50.44%)

Cheryl Johnson - (48.53%)

Director, Position 4 - Illinois Valley Rural Fire Protection District

Linda Naydol - (36.02%)

Jerry Lamb - (63.35%)


KLAMATH COUNTY

Measure 18-113 - Klamath 911 District

Five year renewal of current local option tax for dispatch services.

Yes - (76%)

No - (24%)

Measure 18-114 - Merrill Rural Fire Protection District

Five year local option tax for general operation.

Yes - (62.4%)

No - (37.6%)

Directors - Basin Ambulance Service District (2)

Jim Derra - (19.83%)

Tom Ongman - (42.64%)

Bonnie Overcash - (36.03%)

Director, Position 2 - Chemult Rural Fire Protection District

Robert Cline - (40.62%)

Matt Matfield - (59.38%)

Director, Zone 4 - Klamath Community College District

David Jensen - (57.29%)

Kassandra Harding - (42.17%)

Director, Zone 6 - Klamath Community College District (At Large)

Helen Petersen - (22.36%)

Corey Murphy - (20.83%)

Valerie Lenardson - (17.67%)

Rhoda Keown - (15.82%)

Derek Kimbol - 22.32%)

Director, Zone 1 - Klamath County School District

Kathleen Hatcher Mitchell - (44.97%)

John Rademacher - (54.28%)

Director, Zone 1 - Klamath Falls City Schools

Carol Usher - (50.6%)

Denise Norton - (48.13%)

Directors - Malin Community Park and Recreation District (2)

Ami Staunton - (26.2%)

Lance Cosper - (33.24%)

Jennifer Hartman - (39.72%)

Director, Position 5 - Malin Rural Fire Protection District

Les Sturm - (60.5%)

Rick Dickinson - (39.5%)

Director, Zone 3 - Southern Oregon Education Service District

David Jensen - (39.23%)

Robert Moore - (59.64%)


CURRY COUNTY

Measure 8-97 - Transient Lodging Tax in Unincorporated Areas of the County

Shall Curry County be authorized to collect a transient lodging tax throughout Curry County except in the cities?

Yes - (57.2%)

No - (42.8%)

Measure 8-98 - Advisory Question on Consumption Taxation

In your opinion should Curry County tax goods and services purchased in the County?

Yes - (16.53%)

No - (83.47%)

Measure 8-99 - Advisory Question on Marijuana Production Tax

In your opinion should Curry County be able to tax the production of recreational and medical marijuana?

Yes - (62.61%)

No - (37.39%)

Director, Position 5 - Brookings-Harbor School District 17-C (2-Year Unexpired Term)

Janece Payne - (62.64%)

Michael Fitzgerald - (37.05%)

Director, Position 2 - Harbor Rural Fire Protection District

Peggy Ghiringhelli - (64.75%)

Peter Flanderka - (34.95%)

Director, Position 5 - Harbor Rural Fire Protection District

Rex Peterson - (39.48%)

Patra Brazil - (60.25%)

Board Member, Position 2 - Langlois Library District (2-Year Unexpired Term)

Dave Terrusa - (17.39%)

Sandra McDonald - (82.61%)

Board Member, Position 3 - Langlois Library District

Susan Orbom - (70.53%)

Christopher Johnson - (28.95)

Board Member, Position 5 - Langlois Library District

Marcia Heinzman - (22%)

Carol Waxham - (77.44%)

Commissioner, Position 2 - Port of Brookings-Harbor

Sharon Hartung - (66.8%)

Wesley Ferraccioli - (32.55%)

Commissioner, Position 2 - Port of Gold Beach

Bob Dark - (47.35%)

Charles Riddle - (51.86%)

Commissioner, Position 4 - Port of Port Orford

David Rickel - (23.24%)

Aaron Ashdown - (76.25%)

Commissioner, Position 5 - Port of Port Orford

Leila Thompson - (78.11%)

Michael Hewitt - (21.58%)

Board Member, Position 4 - Port Orford Library District

Penelope Suess - (47.75%)

Vicki Young - (52.07%)

Member, Position 6 - Southwestern Oregon Community College District

Steve Scheer - (27.05%)

Susan Anderson - (72.31%)


LAKE COUNTY

Meaure 19-34 - North Lake School District 14

Authorizes general obligation bonds to construct and renovate school facilites.

Yes - ()

No - ()

Director, Position 1 - Lake County Cemetery Maintenance District

John Griffin - ()

Sandra Watts - ()

Director, Position 3 - Lake County General Health District

John Shine - ()

Bruce Webbon - ()

Director, Position 5 - Lake County General Health District

Shirin Sabin - ()

Jane O'Keeffe - ()

Director, Position 1 - Paisley School District 11

David Shanahan - ()

Ross Colahan - ()

Director, Position 2 - Paisley School District 11

Brady Murphy - ()

Liberty Hedricks- ()

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