That one will only focus on one issue- a medical tax charged to clinics and hospitals. The tax is supposed to help fund medicaid and was passed by the legislature this summer.
But voters asked for a referendum repealing sections of the law. Local elections workers are hoping the issue will drive higher voter turnout.
“Any time you have a funding election, anything to do with money that affects peoples bottom line. People tend to turn out,” said Chris Walker, Jackson County clerk.
Another election will be held in May.
NBC5 News Reporter Miles Furuichi graduated from Chapman University with degrees in English and Journalism. He received post graduate experience in Los Angeles in photojournalism and commercial photography. He also spent time in Dublin, Ireland working in print journalism and advertising.
Miles is a Rogue Valley native, raised in Ashland. He enjoys hiking, mountain biking and photography.