March State of the Ballot, Part One

We passed two major deadlines for the May primary last week: March 8 was the last day candidates could file to run in the primary. March 11 was the last day candidates could withdraw from the primary. With those two dates behind us, we now know who is actually on the ballot and which races… Continue reading March State of the Ballot, Part One

February State of the Ballot

There’s just over a month left until the March 8th deadline for candidates to declare for or withdraw from the May primary. This feels like a good time to take a preliminary look at what’s likely to be on the May ballot. Remember, though, that there will be plenty of changes in the next four… Continue reading February State of the Ballot

Primary Ballot Review: Circuit Judges

There are several different courts in Oregon that hear different types of cases. The circuit courts hear civil and criminal cases, as well as handle probate matters, adoptions, guardianships, and conservatorships in most counties. Circuit courts are operated by the Oregon Judicial Department and are divided into 27 districts, which mostly correspond to county borders.… Continue reading Primary Ballot Review: Circuit Judges