Preliminary results also show local voters supporting bans on psilocybin facilities in unincorporated areas of Marion and Polk counties.
We’ll post results in local and statewide races here shortly after 8 p.m. Tuesday and update as more ballots are counted.
About 15,000 people have no stable shelter in Oregon, data shows.
Democratic Rep. Chris Hoy was sworn in as mayor of Salem last week
Managing Editor Rachel Alexander explains why we may not know the outcome of some races on Election Night, and how Salem Reporter’s team works to deliver accurate, clear information.
Indigenous organizers are holding a rally in support of the Indian Child Welfare Act on Sunday, Nov. 6, as the U.S. Supreme Court considers a case which could significantly alter the federal law that prioritizes the placement of Indigenous adoptees within their families or communities.
Cheri Helt, who owns a restaurant in Bend with her husband, and lawyer Christina Stephenson both want to be Oregon’s next labor commissioner.
Former Rep. Diego Hernandez had accused Kotek of threatening his career and legislative priorities.
Marion County Deputy District Attorney Brendan Murphy asked Judge Erious Johnson last month to sentence a defendant before the Nov. 8 election so voters could be informed about his candidacy.
Oregon teens haven’t been automatically pre-registered to vote for years when getting an ID or permit at the DMV, the Secretary of State’s office said Monday, affecting nearly 7,800 voters statewide.