Doyle Canning decided to run for Congress because she wanted to give her kids a better future.
The timber industry and environmentalists are headed toward a showdown over forest management that could bring as many as nine ballot measures before the voters next November.
Tenmile Rural Fire District voters approved a property tax increase of 75 cents per $1,000 of value Tuesday. The tax will raise $70,000 a year to hire a full-time fire chief and paramedic.
Prospective voters in Reedsport and the Tenmile Rural Fire District must register to vote by Tuesday in order to participate in the Nov. 5 special election.
Three candidates have filed to run in the Republican primary for the U.S. House 4th District seat that Democrat Peter DeFazio of Springfield has held for 32 years.
U.S. Senate candidate Paul Romero, Jr. believes socialism is growing in the Democratic Party, and he believes Oregon Democrats are increasingly disenchanted with their party because of it.
Dan Loomis, an Army veteran and former Douglas County commissioner candidate, is the first person to file to run for Douglas County clerk in 2020.
Douglas County Sheriff John Hanlin filed Friday to run for reelection to a fourth term, according to the Douglas County Elections Office.
The Roseburg School Board unanimously agreed to place a bond levy on the May 2020 ballot during Wednesday’s meeting.
Incumbents Mark Hendershott and Kat Stone succeeded in their quest to win another term on the Douglas County Transportation District.
Douglas County voters approved three school bond measures, according to preliminary election results released Tuesday evening by the Douglas County Clerk’s Office.
Douglas County Transportation District incumbents Kat Stone and Mark Hendershott will face challengers in the May 21 election.
A truly independent commission should determine where the boundaries of the state legislative and congressional districts should be set after they’re redrawn in 2021, according to the League of Women Voters of Oregon.
The primaries and general elections get a lot of attention in even-numbered years, but a whole host of local boards from schools to fire departments have elections coming up this year.
At the first meeting this month of the new Douglas County Transit District Board, Kat Stone was surprised to discover she was beginning a six-month term instead of a four-year term on the board.
Six weeks after the election, the City of Myrtle Creek knows who will make up its city council next year.
Elkton, which was virtually split down the middle in the 2016 presidential election, was again closely divided in this year’s elections.
Some business owners expressed disappointment and others said they are considering a move to another state after news of Oregon Gov. Kate Brown winning another term.
Voters in Douglas County didn’t get their way in the governor’s race, U.S. congressional election and all but one statewide measure.
Out of a field of 16 candidates, voters had to choose seven to serve on the board of the brand-new Douglas County Transportation District.
Ben Simons has been elected mayor of Yoncalla, defeating Micki Vroman and Amanda Stroud. Simons received 41.2 percent of the vote compared to Vroman’s 22 percent and Stroud’s 34.8 percent, according to unofficial final results released Wednesday morning.
Interim Sen. Dallas Heard, R-Winston, will keep his state Senate seat. In unofficial final results released Wednesday night by the Oregon Secretary of State’s Office, the Republican senator defeated Democratic challenger Shannon Souza of Coos Bay by 64.3 percent to 35.5 percent.