Archive | Voting/Elections

Voter Service Information/Action

VOTER SERVICE: Live in the moment but 2018 is HERE! By Keli Osborn, Chair ORESTAR lists 135 filed candidates and here is the race summary: Governor Five (all) Congressional Districts BoLI (Bureau of Labor & Industries) Commissioner 13 State Senators races 38 State Representatives races 14 District Attorney races Judges- 2 Supreme Court, 2 County, […]

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Civil Discourse

Type “politics is…” into Google, and you might get “politics is war without bloodshed,” “…the art of the possible,” and “…war by other means,” in descending order. Politics and governance can be nasty, brutish business. The League of Women Voters of Oregon has chosen Civil Discourse as a recommended program item for 2017-2018. Delegates to the […]

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Initiatives, Senate Resolutions, House Bill for 2016 Election

Initiative # Statutory/Constitutional Date Approv’ed for circulation Current Status Title Ballot Number 3 C 10/9/14 A Amends Constitution: Requires 5% of lottery net proceeds be distributed to finance services to Oregon veterans 4 C 10/30/14 A Fifty percent of net lottery proceeds distributed to counties for allocation to specified public purposes  7  C 5/5/14  A […]

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Be part of the decision on financial support for these services on Nov. 3: Measure 20-235 would provide $13.5 million to the City of Eugene over five years to restore 22 hours of service to the two branch libraries and three hours of service at the downtown Library. If approved, the levy would cost the […]

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Are you registered to vote?

 Tuesday, Oct. 13, is the last day to register to vote or to update your registration.     Important money measures for library or fire/safety services are on the ballot in the cities of Eugene and Springfield, and the South Lane County Fire and Rescue District. But to make your opinion count, you must be […]

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