Ballots Due May 20

EUGENE, Ore. — The May Primary Election is Tuesday, but the number of ballots returned is only a fraction of Lane County residents. Out of 201,375 registered voters, about 42,000 have casted their votes; that’s about 21-percent of all registered voters. The Lane County elections office is hoping at least another 10,000 come in Tuesday. … Continue reading »

Oregon Secretary of State Visits UO

EUGENE, Ore. — Oregon’s Secretary of State thinks there are some major issues facing our nation’s voting system, and that was the focus of her visit to the University of Oregon School of Law on Wednesday. Oregon Secretary of State Kate Brown says she wanted to talk to law students who might have a stronger … Continue reading »

Voter Deadline 8 p.m. Tuesday

EUGENE, Ore. – There’s just one day left to return voting ballots for the May special election. Election officials have been busy processing the hundreds of ballots arriving daily. Voters in Lane County have several key issues on the ballot, including whether to approve a public safety levy, a bond for the 4J School District … 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 »