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: 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 »

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.

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