May 2021 special election

Karen Richards

A bond that would have helped rebuild the McKenzie School District’s 70-year-old elementary school failed to pass in Tuesday’s special election.

North Lincoln Fire and Rescue District.

Voters in Lincoln County turned down tax levies to fund three fire districts in Tuesday’s election.


May 18, 2021 Special Election Results

May 18, 2021
Melorie Begay / KLCC

Here are some of the results of Tuesday's special election. Statewide voter turnout was about 25% Click here for more.

Lane Community College

Four seats will be decided in the upcoming elections on May 18th for the Lane Community College Board. 


Karen Richards

Bethel School Board in Eugene has four positions up for election on the May 18th ballot. One of which is contested.



Springfield School District

Three Springfield School Board seats are up for election on May 18th. Eight candidates are vying for two of the seats. 



Rachael McDonald

A measure on the May 18 ballot would increase funding for Oregon State University’s Extension Service in Lane County. The 5-year levy would support the service in more places.



Eliobed Suarez / Unsplash

Douglas County voters have the opportunity to dissolve two districts and form a joint authority for water and sewer services this special election.  


Karen Richards

Voters turned down a Lane Fire Authority levy last November. Advocates hope a smaller levy and better messaging will help them pass a property tax increase May 18th.

Elizabeth Gabriel / KLCC News

The Eugene 4J School Board has a suite of candidates vying for three positions on the May 18th ballot.


Karen Richards, via Zoom replay

After the Holiday Farm Fire, the McKenzie School District Board discouraged voters from passing a long-planned facilities bond. Now, the bond has been restructured for the May ballot.