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Congressional redistricting: Cause for Concern?

The redistricting used in the 103rd, 107th and 108th  (1994, 2002, 2004) United States Congresses rearranged the political map in favor of Republican politics — a move likely to frequently cause problems in the year to come. In most states, the state legislature determines the district boundaries. Shaping these boundaries, however, may be done for […]

John Kitzhaber wins the race for Oregon governor

John Kitzhaber wins the race for Oregon governor

BY LENNY HOLLAND Chris Dudley has conceded the race for governor to John Kitzhaber. As numbers continue to roll in, Kitzhaber’s lead has been widening over Republican Chris Dudley as the counting continues.  The race has been neck-in-neck all night and day, with leads changing hands and speculation flying. The Oregonian announced Kitzhaber as the […]

Sen. Alan Bates takes the lead in the Oregon Senate race

Sen. Alan Bates takes the lead in the Oregon Senate race

BY LENNY HOLLAND The latest election results show that the race for State Senator in District 3 now has Sen. Alan Bates pulling ahead of challenger Dave Dotterrer. Only 240 votes now separate the two candidates, who have been running a close race as the ballots continue to be counted. The results up until this […]

Statewide elections results

Here are the latest numbers for the Oregon statewide races and measures: Governor (95% counted) Chris Dudley (R) – 48.3% * John Kitzhaber (D) – 48.8% US Senator (95% counted) James Huffman (R) – 40% * Ron Wyden (D) – 57% US House District 1 (97% counted) Rob Cornilles (R) – 42% * David Wu […]

Black Squad Wins Intrasquad Challenge

The Black squad emerged victorious during the annual Black and Red Intrasquad tournament held this Wednesday in the McNeal Pavilion. All-Americans Tommie Hooper and Kyle Wirkuty were the standouts for the Black squad. With the Black squad leading 10-3, Wirkuty recorded a 20-4 technical fall victory over Alex Howell in the 149-pound division. Later, Hooper […]

National congressional and gubernatorial results favor GOP

National congressional and gubernatorial results favor GOP

The Republican Party has taken control of the House of Representatives but the Senate is still under Democratic control. With 239 decided winners in the House, 218 seats,the margin for a changing of the guard, was easily overcome as the House goes to the GOP. The upset puts an end to a two-year Democratic monopoly […]

Medford police sergeant and eight other officers under investigation

An article released by the Mail Tribune on Sunday written by Damian Mann broke the news about nine police officers that were accused of violating state election laws when they spoke out against Measure 74. Measure 74 establishes non-profit medical marijuana dispensaries for registered card-holders. The accused includes Medford’s own police chief, assistant chief, and […]

Latest Josephine County results: all races.

County Commissioner, Position 1 Simon Hare- 14,325; 51.03% Dave Toler- 13,643; 48.60 Write-in- 102; .36% Total- 28,070 County Sheriff Gil Gilbertson- 20,583; 72.08% Don Allaire-7,851; 27.49 Write-In-123; .43% Total- 28,557 City Council, Ward 1 Grants Pass Don Reedy- 4,550; 57.65% Kelly D Wessels- 3,305; 41.88% Write-in- 37; .47% Total- 7,892 Council, Ward 2 Grants Pass […]

Cave Junction and Josephine County Soil & Water results

THESE ARE A FEW OF THE JOSEPHINE COUNTY RESULTS Mayor CAVE JUNCTION Carl Jacobson, Jr- 308; 90.86% Write-in- 31; 9.14% Total- 339 City Council, Pos. 1 CAVE JUNCTION No Candidate Filed- 0; 0% Write-In- 62; 100% Total- 62 City Council, Pos. 3 CAVE JUNCTION Daniel Dalegowski- 290; 97.32% Write-in – 8; 2.68% Total- 298 Director, […]

Jackson County Commissioner latest numbers

Jackson County Commissioner Position 1: Golden: 41.38% Skundrick: 58.45% Position 3: Rachor: 55.96% Wisnovsky: 43.87%