Have you voted? There are races and measures to vote for on the ballot, even for those not registered with one of Oregon’s political parties. Ranging from decisions on who will chair the Washington County board of commissioners to who will head the state’s Bureau of Labor and Industries, registered[Read More…]
How we’re covering elections on May 17.
The May 17 Primary Election closes at 8 p.m. Tuesday night, and voters must either have their ballots returned to a ballot drop site by then or postmarked by May 17 to be counted.
With the final votes certified Wednesday afternoon, Banks Fire District 13 Board Chair Mark Schmidlin has lost his elected position by 35 votes.
Nearly three dozen candidates for governor are vying for their parties’ nomination in the 2022 primaries on May 17. A collaborative of Oregon journalists wrote 15 questions to help you get to know these folks before you cast your ballot.
The Oregon Department of Transportation and Washington County Land Use and Transportation are once again asking people to stop putting election signs in state-owned rights of way.
Washington County released the results of additional ballots Friday morning, and Banks Fire District Board Chair Mark Schmidlin is likely to lose his seat when the election is certified in May.
not the fault of the Washington County Elections Division, but the Oregon Elections Division at the Oregon Secretary of State offices.
A new Oregon law that went into effect January 1 allows mail-in ballots to be counted on Election Day as long as they are in the mail and postmarked by 8:00 p.m. House Bill 3291 changed Oregon mail-in voting laws, which the legislature has debated since the state became the[Read More…]
Early results from Tuesday night’s election showed that voters in Banks supported a measure to renew and increase its local operating levy for police services. According to the first batch of results released by the Oregon Secretary of State, which are considered unofficial until they have been certified, 62.01% were[Read More…]