Depend on KBND News to provide in-depth local coverage of Election 2018. Throughout the campaign season, we are speaking with candidates and those involved in organized efforts to support or oppose important ballot measures.
Ballots are due by 8 p.m. Tuesday, November 6th; postmarks don't count. Click HERE for a list of Deschutes County official drop sites. Click HERE for Jefferson County sites. Crook County drop site locations can be found HERE.
Click on the hyperlinks below to read more about each issue or candidate:
Measure 105: A "yes" vote would repeal Oregon's so-called "Sanctuary State" law that limits the cooperation of local law enforcement with federal immigration enforcement.
A "no" vote maintains current state law.
Kate Brown (D/incumbent)
Knute Buehler (R)
Patrick Starnes (I)
U.S. House District 2:
Greg Walden (R/incumbent)
House District 55 (Powell Butte/La Pine):
House District 54 (Bend):
Cheri Helt (R)
Nathan Boddie (D)
House District 53 (Redmond/Sunriver):
Jack Zika (R)
Eileen Kiely (D)
Candidates For HD-53 Debate (09/17/18)
Sisters Marijuana Business Allowance (9-122): Would allow licensed medical and recreational marijuana businesses to operate inside the city of Sisters.
Sisters Marijuana Tax Measure (9-123): Imposes a 3% tax on the sale of marijuana-related items by a licensed retailers, if Measure 9-122 passes.
La Pine Parks & Rec Levy (9-124): A "yes" vote levies an additional $.22 per $1,000 of assessed property value for five years.
Redmond Schools Bond Measure (9-125): A "yes" vote approves a nearly $70 million property tax measure for Redmond Schools.
Deschutes County Commissioner (Pos. 1):
Tony DeBone (R/incumbent)
Amy Lowes (D)
Deschutes County Commissioner (Pos. 3):
Bend City Council, Position 5:
Bend City Council, Position 6:
Barb Campbell (incumbent)
Bend Mayor (City Council, Pos. 7):
Redmond City Council (three openings):
Jon Bullock (incumbent)
Jay Patrick (incumbent)
George Endicott (incumbent)
La Pine Mayor:
Bowman Museum Levy (7-65): A "yes" vote continues the Bowman Museum operating levy for another four years.
Jefferson County Jail Bond: A "yes" vote approves a $1.70 per $1,000 of assessed property value, to be levied for jail operations for FY 2019-2020 for five years.
Culver Marijuana Prohibition (16-90): A "yes" vote would prohibit medical and recreational processors, dispensaries and wholesalers from operating in the city of Culver.
Crooked River Ranch Fire Dist. Levy (16-91): A "yes" vote approves an increase to the current $.69 levy by $.20, per $1,000 of assessed property value.