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    • May 16, 2023 - ELECTION DAY. Ballots must be placed in a dropbox by 8 pm, or postmarked on or before election day.
    • May 23, 2023 - Last day to accept ballots by mail with valid postmark

HOOD RIVER — U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden was met with a wide range of questions at his May 7 town hall meeting, held at Hood River Valley High School’s Bowe Theater. The town hall, attended by about 50 people, was his 23rd this year, and his 1,050th since taking office in 1996.

Democrats will remain in charge of both chambers of the Oregon Legislature when the new session opens Jan. 9, but will lack the 60% majorities required to pass revenue-raising measures on their own.

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Thrive Hood River and the Historic Hood River Hotel are will host a November Election Candidate Forum on Wednesday, Oct. 26 at 6 p.m.

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Ongoing election coverage for the Nov. 8 general election, featuring races pertaining to the Columbia River Gorge, Oregon and Washington.

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The Wasco County Republican Party hosted their 50th Beef & Burgundy Dinner and Auction at the The Dalles’ Shilo Inn.

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Joe Yetter is the Democrat candidate in Oregon’s recently revised 2nd Congressional District. Yetter is running against the Republican incumbent, Rep. Cliff Bentz. He was interviewed at Cousin’s Inn and Restaurant in The Dalles as he concluded a road trip that included an appearance at the Pendleton Round-Up.

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HOOD RIVER ­— Urban renewal is near the top of the City of Hood River’s project goals. Listed as a critical project, formation of the Westside Urban Renewal District is gaining traction while the already established Columbia Cascade Urban Renewal District — listed as a significant priority — has more than $4 million to spend on infrastructure upgrades. The Columbia Cascade District was established in 1987 and encompasses most of downtown and sections of Industrial Street.

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A virtual candidate forum featuring candidates for Hood River County Board of Commissioners will be held Thursday, April 28 at 6 p.m.

Hosted by Donna L. Cohen, “Civics for Adults: Elections and Campaign Finance” is a workshop covering topics related to the electoral systems and presenting specific ideas for bi-partisan civic/political engagement.

HOOD RIVER — County Chair Mike Oates announced that he will not seek re-election in 2022. Near the end of the Nov. 15 County commissions meeting, Oates declared his intention to step away from the chair position. Oates has been in his current position since December 2019. He hoped his announ…

A wide range of special taxing districts — ports, school districts, fire districts and others — will be on the May 18 Hood River County Special Districts election ballot for the purpose of electing members, commissioners or directors. The election will conducted by mail.

Oregon’s congressional delegation found themselves trapped by protestors who stormed the Capitol in protest of the Electoral College vote to verify the election of Joe Biden as President.

WASHINGTON, D.C. — On Jan. 6, Oregon’s U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley's office released the following statement after a mob, incited by President Trump, assaulted police officers and stormed the Capitol, and a group of Republican senators attempted to block the congressional certification of the Ele…

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Republican Cliff Bentz of Ontario was winning by a wide margin in the race for the open congressional seat representing Central and Eastern Oregon, voting returns showed Nov. 3.

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General Election Day, and the start of election results week, is just under two weeks away. 

The top two candidates for Secretary of State said Oct. 12 they did not want to use that office as a stepping stone to running for governor in 2022 and questioned each other’s independence from influence by their political parties.

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