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Oct 20, 2012 at 1:37 PM
Republican Knute Buehler is challenging first-term Democrat Kate Brown to be Oregon's secretary of state.
May 16, 2012 at 12:08 PM
A Flagstaff, Ariz., man who is suing the city is now its mayor.
Apr 27, 2012 at 3:57 PM
The ballots mailed Friday in the state's vote-by-mail elections include races for attorney general, Congress and several seats in the Legislature.
Feb 23, 2012 at 4:01 PM
In addition to the Springfield facility - which the Postal Service refers to as the Eugene Processing & Distribution Facility - similar facilities in Bend, Pendleton and Salem will close.
Nov 2, 2010 at 8:40 PM
Democratic U.S. Sen. Patty Murray took a slim lead over Republican challenger Dino Rossi in Tuesday's early vote returns, raising the possibility of an extended vote count in Washington's vote-by-mail election.
Nov 1, 2010 at 9:12 AM
Kitzhaber's chances to be the first Oregon governor to serve three terms likely depend on the success of his party's efforts to get his supporters to return ballots - motivating Democratic volunteers to help get ballots returned is why President...
Oct 11, 2010 at 3:23 PM
Ballots in Oregon's vote-by-mail election start going out on Friday, and the state's two major parties in a tight gubernatorial race are preparing to use call centers, "victory offices" and get-out-the-vote tactics they learned in 2008.
Jan 9, 2010 at 12:47 PM
Cash-strapped Hawaii can't afford to pay for an election to replace a congressman who is planning to step down next month to run for governor, potentially leaving 600,000 urban Honolulu residents without representation in Washington.
Dec 3, 2009 at 4:00 AM
To say the average American's commitment to good government wanes in December is an understatement. And that could be a problem this year for Oregonians, who will emerge from the holiday haze to find a complicated ballot in their mailboxes.
Jul 22, 2009 at 8:24 AM
kland residents overwhelmingly voted Tuesday to approve a first-of-its kind tax on medical marijuana sold at the city's four cannabis dispensaries.
Oct 31, 2008 at 1:49 PM
Oregon's vote-by-mail system only works if the ballots are received by 8 p.m. on Election Day -- postmarks do not count. It is now too late to mail ballots in time. You should drop your ballot off in person.
Oct 23, 2008 at 8:29 AM
As Election Day nears, memories of the 2000 contest remind Americans that polling-place foul-ups and close races in key states can send them to bed not knowing who their next president will be.
May 9, 2008 at 7:09 PM
Gates to the cordoned off Memorial Quadrangle opened around 5:30 p.m. Hundreds of people packed together between the library and the art museum on the University of Oregon campus to await Obama's arrival.
May 8, 2008 at 9:51 AM
While complicated political mathematics are still involved, the simple story is that a convincing win by Barack Obama in Oregon on May 20 could be the death knell for Hillary Clinton's campaign. Maybe.
May 7, 2008 at 4:36 PM
Voters should expect an aggressive get-out-the-vote effort by both campaigns since Oregon's unique vote-by-mail system means ballots can be turned in at any point from now until May 20.