Articles tagged with: politics

20 May 2014

Representative Dennis Richardson in the race for Governor

Written by Roma Villavicencio, Posted in Politics

Medford, Ore.-- The race for Oregon Governor has narrowed down. Southern Oregonian, Representative Dennis Richardson had a dominant lead. As of 11:30 P.M. Tuesday, Richardson had  66% of the votes. ...

20 May 2014

Race for Jackson County Commissioner

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Local, Politics

Update (11:30pm 05/20) Joel Ockunzzi is trailing Colleen Roberts with 47 percent of the votes. Roberts comes in with nearly 53 percent. Rick Dyer came in with a little over 88 percent of votes.   R ...

19 May 2014

Decision 2014: Following the Money

Posted in Local, Politics

Jackson County, Ore. -- The big spender in the Jackson County 2014 May election is no on measure 15-119.  According to the Oregon Secretary of States website, the campaign "Good Neighbor Farmers ra ...

19 May 2014

Gay couple marries hours after law changes

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Local, Politics

Medford, Ore. -- Two years ago Monday Sheryl and Shannon Baird filed for a domestic partnership, the closest they could get to marriage. "You just love somebody and you just keep moving forward," Sh ...

19 May 2014

Oregon same-sex marriage ban overturned

Posted in Local, Regional, Politics

Ashland, Ore -- Oregon is now the 18th state to allow same sex marriages. A federal judge struck down a ban on same sex marriages in the state on Monday. "It's unconstitutional, we can get married! ...

18 May 2014

Primary Election already bringing in 30% of Jackson County votes

Posted in Local, Politics

Medford, Ore.--  Jackson County voters have two days to turn int heir ballots for the primary election. Sunday people were out turning in their ballots at the Jackson County elections office drop b ...

18 May 2014

Judge rules Oregon's same-sex ban unconstitutional

Posted in Local, Politics

Update (5/19 12:00pm) U.S. District Judge Micheal McShane has overturned Oregon's same sex marriage ban, calling it unconstitutional. Ashland, Ore. --  A historic ruling will come down Monday for ...

16 May 2014

Jackson County voters confused on measure 15-119

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Local, Politics

Medford, Ore. -- The May primary election is just days away, but some Jackson County voters said they're not marking their ballots until they get more clarity on the measure that would ban genetical ...

15 May 2014

War of words before May election

Posted in Local, Politics

Grants Pass, Ore. --  Josephine County Sheriff Gil Gilbertson accuses commissioner Simon Hare of telling him he would transfer money away from the sheriff's department to convince voters to pass a ...

13 May 2014

Less selection for some voters in partisan Primary

Written by Travis Koch, Posted in Politics

If you're a nonpartisan, independent, or an unaffiliated voter and wondering why your ballot looks different from your republican or democratic friends, you're not alone.  The May Primary is a semi ...