Oregon Interim House Rep. Christine Goodwin, R-Myrtle Creek, filed a campaign committee this week for state House District 2.
Voters in the Winchester Water Control District overwhelmingly approved Ballot Measure 10-184 Tuesday by a vote of 91.43% to 8.57%%
The three incumbents for Douglas County commissioner have already begun receiving donations for their 2022 reelection campaigns.
Former Roseburg City Councilor Ashley Hicks has filed to run against Douglas County Commissioner Chris Boice in 2022.
All three Douglas County commissioners have filed for reelection in 2022, and one of them has a challenger.
Douglas County will be split between two congressional districts, a move that will alter the landscape for the 2022 elections.
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Patrick Starnes may have changed parties, but his positions on the issues remain consistent.
State Rep. Gary Leif, R-Roseburg, is crying foul on challenger Virgle Osborne’s candidacy for state House District 2, noting that Osborne does not live in the district.
Voters will decide next year whether to enshrine a right to health care in the Oregon Constitution.
Roseburg Republican gubernatorial candidate Paul Romero has laid out some campaign promises he calls his “Contract with Oregon.”
Five rural Eastern Oregon counties gave enthusiastic thumbs up to the idea of ditching the Beaver State and joining Idaho on Tuesday.
Ann Krimetz appeared poised to defeat Keith Longie for a seat on the Roseburg Public Schools board of directors after the Douglas County Clerk’s Office released the unofficial final results of Tuesday’s Special Election.
Janice Baker defeated Vincent Portulano by a margin of 62.52% to 36.81% Tuesday in the race for Umpqua Public Transportation District director, position 4, according to unofficial preliminary results as of Wednesday morning.
Tuesday is the last chance to vote in the Special Districts Election, and the deadline is 8 p.m.
The deadline to vote in Tuesday’s special election is drawing near, and Douglas County Clerk Dan Loomis warns it’s too late to send in ballots by mail and be sure they’ll arrive on time.
The special election has a full slate of school board candidates throughout the county, and some of the small schools have contested races that will be decided upon by voters on May 18.
SUTHERLIN — There are two contested school board races in the Sutherlin School District this May, one for a two-year term, and the other a four-year term.
TRI CITY — Voters who live within the boundaries of the South Umpqua School District will get a choice between Jeannie Weakley, Van Roosa and Sharyse Williams for one of the open at-large positions in the May 18 election.
GLIDE — All three Glide school board positions up for reelection had two candidates when the filing deadline came around. Since then, Kara Weber has withdrawn from the race, leaving five people to vie for three positions.
The only contested race for the Umpqua Public Transportation District’s board of directors is between Vincent Portulano, of Oakland, and Janice Baker, of Roseburg.
New voters must register by Tuesday in order to vote in the May 18 special districts election.
The Douglas County Republican Committee will host a nonpartisan candidate forum for the upcoming special district election.
In an average special district election year, most positions draw only a single candidate — if that.
There is just one school board position in Douglas County that won’t have a candidate on the ballot for the May 18 special election.
Thursday is the deadline to file as a candidate in the May 18 special district election.
Candidates wishing to run for a local position in the May election need to file paperwork by Thursday.
Sutherlin School District has a vacant school board position and is accepting letters of interest until noon on Jan. 7.
Roseburg Republican Paul Romero plans to run for Oregon governor in 2022.
Voters in Oregon approved Measure 110 by a 59% to 41% margin, making Oregon the first state in the country to decriminalize possession of small amounts of illicit street drugs.