For readers in TVF&R bounds, two incumbents held a commanding lead in the races.
First Election Results: Banks Fire Board
Three candidates filed for seats on the Banks Fire District 13 board. All three won their races tonight.
First Election Results: Banks School Board
In the first batch of election results for the Banks School Board race, incumbents Daniel Streblow and Will Moore led their opponents Joseph Buliga and Ayla Hofler.
With one day to go, county has received ballots from 15.8% of voters
The May 16 special district wraps up Tuesday evening at 8 p.m., and according to the Washington County Elections division, 15.8% of eligible voters had returned a ballot as of Monday afternoon.
Register to vote by April 25
For the upcoming May 16 election, the deadline to register to vote or update your registration is Tuesday, April 25.
Banks Post to host school board candidate forum
On Tuesday, April 25, from 6 to 8 p.m., the Banks Post will host a candidate forum for the upcoming Banks School District school board race. All four candidates running for Positions 3 and 5 are expected to attend.
Democrat Tina Kotek is Oregon’s next governor
The Associated Press called the race in Kotek’s favor Thursday evening, after several counties reported the votes of tens of thousands of outstanding ballots. Kotek’s lead over Drazan has continued to grow over the past several days as more votes were reported from Multnomah County, the state’s most populous and where Kotek won nearly 70% of the vote.
Oregon governor race is two-way contest between Kotek, Drazan
Oregon’s race for governor is a two-way contest between Democrat Tina Kotek and Republican Christine Drazan, early election results showed.
With more than 1 million votes counted as of 8:40 p.m. Tuesday, Kotek held a narrow lead over Drazan. Nonaffiliated candidate Betsy Johnson was in a distant third and conceded shortly after 8:30.
City election results: Psilocybin facilities on track to be banned for two years, uncontested candidates breeze to victory
Early results showed Banks voters on track to ban psilocybin facilities in city limits for two years.
Four other races—mayor and three city council seats—had no surprises in store, given that each position had only one candidate file to run.
4 statewide measures on ballot, with 2 that would change state Constitution
Oregonians will vote on tightening gun laws, banning legislative walkouts and slavery and making health care a right