Voting

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Many Oregonians want to make their votes really count this year, and are asking about late or missing ballots in the mail. KLCC’s Brian Bull talked to Cheryl Betschart about this concern. She’s the Lane County Clerk Elections Manager.

Oregon Athletics

Oregon assistant men’s basketball Coach Mike Mennenga knows hard work can pay off. During his tenure, Oregon has won three regular season Pac-12 Championships and two Pac-12 Tournament Championships. 

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The cities of Eugene and Springfield celebrated Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday with marches that attracted hundreds of participants at both events. In Eugene, the local NAACP chapter centered their event on women’s suffrage.

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Voter turnout is on the rise on the University of Oregon campus, according to a new study.

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In the final hours leading up to midterms, voting advocates are pushing hard to get people to drop off their ballots.

Tiffany Eckert

Oregon’s U.S. Senator Ron Wyden is visiting college campuses today in a last minute effort to help get students registered to vote. The deadline is midnight tonight.

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Across Oregon, ballots are being mailed out for the special May 16th Election.  And officials are nudging residents to sign up for a ballot tracking system where available.

On December 19, members of the Electoral College will cast the votes that actually decide who will be President of the United States. While Hillary Clinton won the popular vote, Donald Trump received the majority of electoral votes, making him the winner of the general election. KLCC’s Tiffany Eckert has this refresher on our national system of representation and how two electors plan to vote.

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Election Day gripes have included, “I’m voting for the lesser of two evils” or “I’m only voting for this candidate to keep the other out of office.”  But as KLCC’s Brian Bull reports, a local ballot measure aims to fix this.  

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With Election Day edging closer, state and county officials are making sure Oregonians know where to drop off their ballots…and at what stage their ballots are in the tallying process. KLCC’s Brian Bull reports.

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Oregon election officials say they’re getting complaints from voters over a letter informing them of their registration status.  KLCC’s Brian Bull reports.  

Benton County Residents To Consider Ranked Choice Voting

Aug 9, 2016
Better Ballot Benton

This November, Benton County residents will vote on a ballot measure that would implement ranked choice voting.

KLCC's Kira Hoffelmeyer has more.