Election Ballots Mailed Out

EUGENE, Ore. — Election Day is just a couple of weeks away, and voters will soon have their ballots. More than 211,000 ballots have gone out the last couple of days in Lane County, about 6,000 more than the last governor’s race. The increased numbers and issues on the ballot have Lane County Elections staff … Continue reading »

Interviews: Monica Wehby; Jeff Merkley

EUGENE, Ore. — The upcoming mid-term election in Oregon happens Nov. 4. As part of our Your Voice, Your Vote special coverage, we have exclusive interviews with U.S. Senate candidates Dr. Monica Wehby (R) and incumbent Sen. Jeff Merkley (D). KEZI 9 News Anchor Bob Schaper spoke with them. Wehby’s interview was recorded Oct. 3. Merkley’s … Continue reading »

Voter Registration Due Tuesday

SALEM, Ore. — Election Day is less than a month away, and Tuesday is the last day to register to vote. People can either go online, submit a voter registration form directly to the elections office, or mail in a registration card with a postmark no later than Oct. 14. Election Day is Nov. 4.

Senator Merkley Visits UO

EUGENE, Ore. — A popular figure in the Democratic Party visited Eugene. Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren, of Massachusetts, stopped by the University of Oregon campus Monday morning to give a boost to Oregon Sen. Jeff Merkley’s re-election bid. Hundreds of people showed up. Warren calls Merkley an important partner in her fight for tougher financial … Continue reading »

Sen. Merkley to Host Rally at UO Campus

EUGENE, Ore. — Sen. Jeff Merkley is hosting a rally at University of Oregon Monday. Sen. Merkley is joined by fellow Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren, of Massachusetts. She is in Oregon to support his re-election. The two say they want to continue their push in the Senate to make banking safer and make college more … 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 »