Just over one month remains until the November 8 General Election, and in a sure sign of the election season, the Oregon Department of Transportation is again reminding campaigners to keep their signs out of the right of way.
Four positions on the Tualatin Soil and Water Conservation District Board of Directors are up for election this year, and there will be several familiar names to western Washington County readers on the ballot on November 8.
Following the retirement of Washington County Elections Division Manager Mickie Kawai earlier this year, Dan Forester was selected to take over the position in late June, Washington County said. According to a press release issued by the county June 29, Forester’s first day in the role was June 27. Prior[Read More…]
Supporters of a gun safety ballot initiative say they have gathered more than enough signatures to guarantee a statewide vote on a law that would require licenses for all gun owners.
Early results published by the Oregon Secretary of State are in for a number of county elected positions. Results are from 8:30 p.m. County Chair Kathryn Harrington (incumbent) 34,282 votes received (55%) Beach Pace 27,284 votes received (43.8%). With a significant lead over Pace, incumbent Harrington is all but certain[Read More…]
LEGISLATIVE RACES Early results published by the Oregon Secretary of State are in for a variety of legislative primary races in Oregon. We’re covering House District 31, House District 29, Senate District 15, and Senate District 16. Results valid as of 8:15 p.m. House District 31 The newly-drawn House District[Read More…]
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With “polls” closing at 8 p.m., and an expected delay in results as ballots trickle in over the next week and beyond, why not take a moment to look at some political ads… from 1922? These advertisements appeared in the May 11, 1922 edition of the Washington County News-Times. Back[Read More…]
Have you voted? There are races and measures to vote for on the ballot, even for those not registered with one of Oregon’s political parties. Ranging from decisions on who will chair the Washington County board of commissioners to who will head the state’s Bureau of Labor and Industries, registered[Read More…]
The May 17 Primary Election closes at 8 p.m. Tuesday night, and voters must either have their ballots returned to a ballot drop site by then or postmarked by May 17 to be counted.