Oregon Voter Turnout Down This Year

SALEM, Ore. — Initial reports show that voter turnout this year was lower than in 2008. Yet, election offices are still processing unsigned ballots, so there’s fluctuation every day. On Tuesday, initial results from the Secretary of State’s office showed an Oregon voter turnout of 81 percent, that number dipped to 75 percent  on Thursday. … Continue reading »

Election Night Party At Willamalane

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Looking for something to do during Election Night? If so, you may want to head down to the Willamalane Center in Springfield, where they’ll be hosting an Election Night Party. With cooperation with the Lane County Elections Office, the free event will announce all federal, state, and county results immediately as they’re released. Many large … 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 »

Election Ballots Mailed Out Friday

LANE COUNTY, Ore– Vote 2012 is on track, as Lane County Elections mailed out ballots Friday for the Nov. 6th  general election. Voters will receive ballots Friday, Oct. 19th through Tuesday, Oct. 23rd. You will have until Nov. 6th to fill them out and send them in. To find the nearest ballot drop site, visit … Continue reading »

Local Parties Meet To Watch Debate

EUGENE, Ore — President Obama and Mitt Romney are hot off their fierce debate Tuesday night. Local Republicans and Democrats gathered to watch the debate. A group of about 50 gathered at the Lane County Republicans Headquarters in Eugene. They kicked off the evening by logging on to a live video chat with Senator Rick … Continue reading »

City Council Candidates Debate Sunday

EUGENE, Ore. — Two candidates for the Eugene City Council will face each other in a debate on Sunday, two months ahead of election day. Juan Carlos Valle is running against incumbent Betty Taylor for the Ward 2 seat on the council. Taylor has held the position since 1997. The debate, sponsored by the League … Continue reading »