Springfield School Race Yet to Be Called

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Springfield voters are deciding whether to help Springfield School District improve schools there. Measure 20-226 would approve a $71.5 million bond to renovate classrooms and replace Hamlin Middle School. Springfield school supporters gathered Tuesday night to watch as the election results came in. Even though the bond measure for the Springfield School … Continue reading »

Your Voice, Your Vote: 4J Schools Levy

EUGENE, Ore. — 4J School Board members and a number of campaign groups were fired up Tuesday night at a watch party as the numbers were called for a number of measures across the state. So far about 75 percent of ballots have voted in favor of the 4J Schools Levy. About 25 percent voted … Continue reading »

Your Voice, Your Vote: Measure 91

EUGENE, Ore. — One of the biggest state ballot measures on the November ballot is Measure 91, the legalization of recreational marijuana. If it’s passed, it would legalize recreational marijuana for people ages 21 and older, allowing adults to possess up to eight ounces of dried marijuana and up to four plants while setting up … Continue reading »

November 2014 Election Results

  UPDATED at 10:45 a.m. November 5. EUGENE, Ore. — Here are some of the preliminary local results of the Oregon’s November 2014 Election. Numbers will be updated as results come in. STATE RESULTS: MEAS. 86 OREGON OPPORTUNITY FUND: Yes 42% – No 58% MEAS. 87 STATE JUDGE EMPLOYMENT: Yes 57% – No 43% MEAS. 88 OREGON DRIVER … Continue reading »

UO Students Return Ballots

EUGENE, Ore. — There was a big push on campus Monday for University of Oregon students to take part in Tuesday’s election. It was all part of the Get Out the Vote awareness day. About 85 people showed up for the event to return their ballots Monday afternoon. Oregon Secretary of State Kate Brown, UO … Continue reading »

Last-Minute Voters Return Ballots

EUGENE, Ore. — The Lane County Elections Office is expecting a lot of people to drop off their ballots in the next 24 hours. Traffic to the elections office was nonstop on Monday. So far, 45 percent of voters have cast their ballots in Lane County, and officials expect to get between 70 and 74 … Continue reading »

School Mock Election Results Released

EUGENE, Ore. — What if today’s youth voted? What results could we expect? Though most aren’t old enough to vote, students at South Eugene High School practiced their civic duty last week. Results from the school’s mock election were released Monday. Students voted on the races for governor, Senate, as well state ballot measures. In … Continue reading »

High School Holds Mock Election

EUGENE, Ore. — They aren’t even allowed to vote yet, but students at South Eugene High School are already diving into their civic duty. For the first time, the school held a mock election for the general election, so they aren’t expecting as big of a turnout. They’re voting on the races for governor, Senate … Continue reading »

Your Voice, Your Vote: Measure 91

EUGENE, Ore. — One of the biggest issue on the November ballots in Oregon is Measure 91 and the vote to legalize recreational marijuana. We traveled Vancouver, Washington to hear how decriminalization has been handled there. We also spent time talking with city officials, law enforcement, and residents to hear how the community is handling … Continue reading »

Kitzhaber Support Drops In Recent Poll

EUGENE, Ore. — If the results of a recent Survey USA poll keep through election day, challenger Dennis Richardson will likely come out on top due to the scandal surrounding current Governor John Kitzhaber’s fiance, Cylvia Hayes. Most recently in the headlines are allegations that she was in on a pot farm buy in Washington. … Continue reading »

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