Unregistered Voters to Receive Postcards

SALEM, Ore. — Unregistered Oregon voters should expect to get a postcard in the mail this week. Election officials say 900,000 Oregonians who have a driver license or state ID card will be getting postcards reminding them to register if they haven’t already. Officials say it’s all part of an effort to expand participation. If … Continue reading »

Last Day to Register to Vote

EUGENE, Ore. – Tuesday is the last day to register to vote in Lane County’s November 5 special election. Voters who live in the Springfield or Junction City school districts, or the River Road Park and Recreation District are eligible to vote. Measures in the school districts will ask voters to approve bond measures to … Continue reading »

County Expects High Voter Turnout

EUGENE, Ore. — April 30 marks the deadline for voter registration in the upcoming May 21 Special Election. The three main issues on the ballot are the Lane County Public Safety Levy, the City of Eugene Service Fee and the 4J School District Bond. Lane County Clerk Cheryl Betschart says she’s expecting a higher than … Continue reading »

Voter Registration Deadline Approaches

EUGENE, Ore. — The deadline to register or update voter registration for the May 21 Special Election is Tuesday. Those who are eligible to vote and would like to like to participate in the election must turn in a voter registration card by Tuesday, April 30 if they have not registered already. Anyone who has … Continue reading »

Four Days Left to Register to Vote

EUGENE, Ore. — Election Day is less than a month away and the deadline to register to vote is even closer. Voters have until Tuesday to make sure they’re eligible to decide the fate of several measures on this year’s ballot. Residents can submit a form to the elections office by 4 p.m. or mail … 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 »

OSA Registers Record Number of Voters

EUGENE, Ore. — The Oregon Student Association registered a record number of voters, nearly 50,000 college students. That’s about twice as many when compared to the last presidential election. While organizers noted a drop in voter enthusiasm this year, they say it shouldn’t stop students from getting involved. “So I think it’s really important for … 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 »

State Warns Voters About Robocalls

SALEM, Ore. — The state is warning Oregonians about robocalls people are receiving that claim their voter registration may be inactive. The Secretary of State’s office says these calls are not from their office or county elections officials. If you do have a concern about your voter registration status or need to update your information, … 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 »