EUGENE, Ore. — Voter registration is up in both Lane and Benton counties. The spike is most likely attributed the efforts to get students registered to vote. Both counties are have students that attend the University of Oregon, Lane Community College and Oregon State University.
In Lane County 2,500 additional voters registered for this year’s election compared to the last presidential election; Benton County reported an increase of about 500 voters.
The numbers could still change due to cancellations and voter updates.