Democrats Push for Votes All Weekend

EUGENE, Ore. — The countdown is coming to an end with just two days left until Election Day. Americans are gearing up for Tuesday’s close race. Here in town, local parties have been ramping up their efforts to bring in wins for their team. Lane County Democrats said the race is tight this year and … Continue reading »

County Office Helps Homeless Vote

LANE COUNTY, Ore. — Most local voters should already have seen their ballots show up in the mail, but how do you vote if you don’t technically have a place to call home? The Lane County Elections Office says as long as someone is currently registered to vote in the state, that person just needs … Continue reading »

Local Casinos React to The Grange

FLORENCE, Ore. — The Grange could be Oregon’s newest casino and resort if voters choose to pass Measures 82 and 83 on the ballot next month. The Grange would be different than Three Rivers Casino and Hotel in Florence and than all the other tribal casinos in the state, because it would be the first … Continue reading »

Counties Prepare for High Voter Turnout

EUGENE, Ore. — Election Day is four weeks away, and the deadline to register to vote is next week. You can register online, at any DMV office and your local county board of elections through Tuesday, October 16. New voter registration forms are still coming in. In the last week alone, Lane County has added … Continue reading »

Local Democrats Hosting Watch Party

EUGENE, Ore. — The Democratic Party of Lane County is hosting a debate watch party Wednesday night. A watch party will be held at Pegasus Pizza on East 14th Ave. at 5:30 p.m. for the debate scheduled to start at 6 p.m. With the focus on domestic policy Wednesday night, the Democrats say they will … Continue reading »

Candidates Not in Oregon this Year

EUGENE, Ore. — In 2008, presidential candidates and even a few of their representatives made numerous visits to Oregon, some right here in Eugene. But some residents told KEZI they feel they’re being left out of the running this year. In 2008, when the then just Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama came to the University … Continue reading »

Democrats Open New Campaign Office

EUGENE, Ore. — With Election Day less than two months away, local Obama supporters were making their presence known in Eugene on Sunday. Democratic leaders celebrated the opening of a new campaign office Sunday afternoon. The building dedication was a big event for the party’s supporters. U.S. representative Peter DeFazio made an appearance to give … Continue reading »

Students Learn About Voting Process

EUGENE, Ore. — Oregon’s secretary of state made a stop in Eugene Tuesday at one of 200 Oregon high schools participating in National Voter Registration Day. Kate Brown organized these drives to help young Oregonians learn about the voting process and about the importance of participating in the political process. She says Sheldon High School … Continue reading »

Military and Overseas Ballots Mailed

LANE COUNTY, Ore. — Moving forward with Election 2012, Friday is the first major deadline for Oregon elections offices. Thousands of ballots will be mailed Friday for those serving in the military or overseas. Lane County is sending off more than 1,400 ballots for the November election. Douglas County sent 350, Linn County sent 330, … Continue reading »

Voter Deadlines Approaching

EUGENE, Ore. — Election Day is seven weeks away, and at the Lane County Board of Elections Office they are counting down the days until November 6. The first deadline is Friday, Sept. 21. That’s when they will be mailing out absentee ballots for those in the military. The next major deadline is the deadline … Continue reading »

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