Oregon Gubernatorial Debate In Eugene

EUGENE, Ore. — Oregon voters had a chance to hear from five of the six candidates for governor Saturday in Eugene. The Gubernatorial candidates forum was as part of the League of Oregon Cities 89th conference. This comes after a debate in Sunriver Friday between Governor John Kitzhaber and State Representative Dennis Richardson. Saturday’s debate … Continue reading »

$34M LBCC Bond Measure to go on Ballot

ALBANY, Ore. — Voters in the Linn-Benton Community College District will be asked to approve a bond measure in November, to help expand some of the college’s programs. On Wednesday, the Board of Education unanimously agreed to send the $34 million bond measure to voters who live in the college’s district, mainly in Linn and … Continue reading »

Romney Tops New Hampshire 2016 GOP Poll

(CNN) — Mitt Romney has said he’s not running again for president in 2016, but he’s already been pegged as an early favorite in the primary state of New Hampshire. A Suffolk University/Boston Herald survey released Thursday, shows Romney as the Republican frontrunner with 24% support. New Jersey Governor Chris Christie was a distant 2nd … Continue reading »

Super PACs Spend Big in Oregon Primary

SALEM, Ore. — Super PACs are spending big in Oregon’s republican primary this election. According to campaign finance records, three super political action committees and one traditional political action committee have reported spending more than $900,000 to either support or oppose State Representative Jason Conger and Portland physician Monica Wehby. The money was paid for … Continue reading »

Forum for East Lane Commissioner Seat

EUGENE, Ore. — We’re starting the countdown to election season and Tuesday was an early start to one race. Three Lane County Commissioner seats are opening up this year. While there’s still a week left to file a petition to be a candidate, the east Lane County seat already has five applicants, including the incumbent. … Continue reading »

Voter Registration Deadline Nears

LANE COUNTY, Ore. – The deadline nears for voter registration in the upcoming special elections in Lane County. Voters must register by October 15. On October 18, in-state ballots will be mailed out and official drop sites will be open. For more information on the measures in Lane County or to register, click here.   … Continue reading »

Corvallis Seeks Property Tax Increase

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Two issues will appear on the November ballot for this year’s special election. The first seeks approval of an 11-acre annexation into the city. The site is north of Nash Avenue between southwest 49th and 53rd streets. Also at issue is a five-year increase in the property tax rate. If approved the … Continue reading »

Junction City Proposed School Bond

JUNCTION CITY, Ore. — Voters will be asked to approve a $32.4 million school bond in November. Officials say the money would be used to replace Laurel Elementary, improve the grandstand and lights at the high school and replace lighting and ceilings at the middle school. The bond would cost a $180,000 home about an … Continue reading »

Election Features Springfield Measure

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. – On the November 5 ballot is a $62.5 million school bond in Springfield. If approved, much of the money would be used to replace Hamlin Middle School, which was built in 1957. Other improvements include upgraded technology infrastructure, improvements to heating equipment, better handicap access and more security. If the bond is … Continue reading »

Local Lawmaker to Run for Governor

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — Representative Dennis Richardson has announced his bid for Governor. The Republican representing Central Point said he will seek the Republican gubernatorial nomination for the May Primary election leading up to the November 2014 election. He started his campaign at 8 a.m. at the Central Point War Memorial in Don Jones Park. … Continue reading »

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