The Queer Frontier

The battle over gay marriage moves to rural Oregon.

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Leighton Reed-Nickerson wheels his black 2003 Mitsubishi Eclipse convertible into the parking lot of the Harney County Farmers Market, a collection of a dozen stands selling vegetables, rag rugs   More
Wednesday, August 14, 2013 ANDREA DAMEWOOD

Secretary of State Brown Releases Final Election Results

Oregon Turnout 83 percent


Elections geeks can now tear into the official results from the Nov. 6 general election. Secretary of State Kate Brown certified those results today. The results for individual races and ballot measures are here under "official election results." There is also information about voter registration and participation. The big overall number—83 percent turnout—down slightly from 2008, when 85.7 ...   More
Wednesday, December 5, 2012 NIGEL JAQUISS

Oregon Turnout Was 41 Percent

Nearly three out of five registered voters in Oregon didn't turn in a ballot. But of course there's always another way to look at things. Secretary of State Kate Brown said today, the day after yesterday's election,"Oregon voters proved her wrong and easily exceeded her turnout projection." Brown had forecast that turnout would be 37 percent. But actually, turnout was 41 percent. “I ...   More
Wednesday, May 19, 2010 HANK STERN

Where To Drop Off Your Election Ballot

OK, procrastinators or those of you who just like to see all the campaign ads before voting: It's now down to the day before ballots are due at 8 pm Tuesday, May 18 in elections offices. Here's the list of sites where you can drop off your ballot. And here are WW's endorsements as well as videos of the interviews we did with candidates for statewide office as well as for the city, county, Metro ...   More
Monday, May 17, 2010 HANK STERN


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