2018 November Election

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)

Jamie McLeod Skinner (D)


House District 55 (Powell Butte/La Pine):

Mike McLane (R/incumbent)
Karen Rippberger (D)


House District 54 (Bend):

Cheri Helt (R)

Nathan Boddie (D)

Amanda La Bell (WF) Campaign Suspended 09/19/18


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):

Patti Adair (R)
James Cook (D)


Bend City Council, Position 5:

Andrew Davis

Gena Goodman-Campbell

Victor Johnson


Bend City Council, Position 6:

Barb Campbell (incumbent)

Ron Boozell

Sarah McCormick


Bend Mayor (City Council, Pos. 7):

Sally Russell

Charles Baer

Bill Moseley

Brian Douglass

Michael Hughes

Joshua Langlais


Redmond City Council (three openings):

Jon Bullock (incumbent)

Jay Patrick (incumbent)

Krisanna Clark-Endicott

Josefina Nury Riggs


Redmond Mayor:

George Endicott (incumbent)

Ed Fitch


La Pine Mayor:

Connie Briese

Daniel Lee Richer





Bowman Museum Levy (7-65): A "yes" vote continues the Bowman Museum operating levy for another four years. 


Prineville Mayor:

Steve Uffelman





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. 


Madras Mayor:
Richard Ladeby


Culver Mayor:
Nancy Diaz (incumbent)
Ginger Gann

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