Elections

Tuesday night’s election winners, according to unofficial results

A freshly painted ballot drop box in Forest Grove. Photo: Chas Hundley Tuesday night’s election ended at 8 p.m. with 91,150 Washington County residents casting a ballot, or 23.69% of registered voters. Statewide, that percentage was 25.73%, according to the Oregon Secretary of State website.  Voters in the Gales Creek[Read More…]

Richard Gale is running for position 3 on the Forest Grove Rural Fire Protection District

Richard Gale, photo Richard Gale Richard Gale, 34, is running for a term on the Forest Grove Rural Fire Protection Board for position 3 against incumbent Terry Lewis.  “I’m running because I got a lot of feedback saying that I should from multiple firefighters and other members of the board,”[Read More…]

Two candidates vie for open seat in Portland Community College Zone 7 race

A voter drops off a ballot on Saturday, October 31, 2020 in Forest Grove. Photo: Chas Hundley Two candidates running for the Portland Community College Board of Directors open elected seat for the Zone 7 position, which encompasses far west Washington County and parts of northwestern Columbia County, have a[Read More…]

Here are the candidates running for office in the May special district election

A freshly painted ballot drop box in Forest Grove. Photo: Chas Hundley The filing window is now closed for the May 18 special district elections. Here are the candidates running for local office that will be on Gales Creek residents’ ballots. The Forest Grove School District has three open seats. Click[Read More…]

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