With just under one year before the big 2024 election, we asked the Washington County Elections Division how they reduce errors in the electoral process, and talked about staff safety, transparency.
Local election offices throughout Oregon are understaffed and underfunded headed into the 2024 presidential election cycle, according to a “grim” report presented to state lawmakers Tuesday.
Two candidates—Gales Creek’s Kate Grandusky, Forest Grove’s Kristy Kottkey—filed to run for two seats on the Forest Grove School District board, and both are winning their uncontested races.
On Tuesday, May 16, polls will close on another special district election. That night and the following days after, ballots—picked up from ballot boxes, trickling in through the mail—will be counted, tallied, and the next batch of citizens who threw their hat into the ring to represent local residents on school, fire, recreation, and other districts will be determined.
For the upcoming May 16 election, the deadline to register to vote or update your registration is Tuesday, April 25.
The Associated Press called the race in Kotek’s favor Thursday evening, after several counties reported the votes of tens of thousands of outstanding ballots. Kotek’s lead over Drazan has continued to grow over the past several days as more votes were reported from Multnomah County, the state’s most populous and where Kotek won nearly 70% of the vote.
Oregon’s race for governor is a two-way contest between Democrat Tina Kotek and Republican Christine Drazan, early election results showed.
With more than 1 million votes counted as of 8:40 p.m. Tuesday, Kotek held a narrow lead over Drazan. Nonaffiliated candidate Betsy Johnson was in a distant third and conceded shortly after 8:30.
Oregonians will vote on tightening gun laws, banning legislative walkouts and slavery and making health care a right
Busch, now a home health nurse, said her story demonstrates that people don’t have to be defined by their worst mistakes
For the upcoming November 8 election, the deadline to register to vote or update your registration is Tuesday, October 18. Online, mail, and in-person options exist to do this.