Register by Oct. 16 to vote on these races and issues Nov. 6

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Here are some of the top federal, state and local races on the Nov. 6, 2012, ballot.

Act now: The deadline to register to vote is Tuesday, Oct. 16.


President and Vice President of the United States

  • Barack Obama and Joe Biden (Democrat)
  • Jill Stein and Cheri Honkala (Pacific Green)
  • Ross C. (Rocky) Anderson and Luis J Rodriguez (Progressive)
  • Gary Johnson and James P Gray (Libertarian)
  • Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan (Republican)
  • Will Christensen and Kenneth L. Gibbs (Constitution)

Representative in Congress

1st District

  • Bob Ekstrom Constitution
  • Delinda Morgan Republican
  • Suzanne Bonamici Democrat, Working Families
  • Steven Reynolds Progressive, Libertarian, Pacific Green

2nd District

  • Joyce B Segers Democrat, Working Families
  • Greg Walden, Republican
  • Joe Tabor, Libertarian

3rd District

  • Earl Blumenauer Democrat
  • Woodrow Broadnax Pacific Green, Progressive
  • Michael Cline Libertarian
  • Ronald Green Republican

4th District

  • Peter DeFazio Democrat, Progressive, Working Families
  • Chuck Huntting, Libertarian
  • Art Robinson Republican, Constitution

5th District

  • Kurt Schrader Democrat
  • Fred Thompson Republican
  • Raymond Baldwin Constitution
  • Christina Jean Lugo Pacific Green


Ballot Measures

Measure 77 Amends Constitution: Governor may declare "catastrophic disaster" (defined); requires legislative session; authorizes suspending specified constitutional spending restrictions

Measure 78 Amends Constitution: Changes constitutional language describing governmental system of separation of powers; makes grammatical and spelling changes

Measure 79 Amends Constitution: Prohibits real estate transfer taxes, fees, other assessments, except those operative on December 31, 2009

Measure 80 Allows personal marijuana, hemp cultivation/use without license; commission to regulate commercial marijuana cultivation/sale

Measure 81 Prohibits commercial non-tribal fishing with gillnets in Oregon "inland waters," allows use of seine nets

Measure 82 Amends Constitution: Authorizes Establishment of Privately Owned Casinos; Mandates Percentage Of Revenues Payable To Dedicated State Fund

Measure 83 Authorizes Privately Owned Wood Village Casino; Mandates Percentage Of Revenues Payable To Dedicated State Fund

Measure 84 Phases out existing inheritance taxes on large estates, and all taxes on intra-family property transfers

Measure 85 Amends Constitution: Allocates Corporate Income/Excise Tax "Kicker" Refund To Additionally Fund K-12 Public Education

Secretary of state

  • Seth Woolley Pacific Green
  • Robert Wolfe Progressive
  • Bruce Alexander Knight Libertarian
  • Kate Brown Democrat, Working Families
  • Knute Buehler Republican, Independent


  • Ted Wheeler Democrat, Working Families
  • Cameron Whitten Progressive
  • John F Mahler Libertarian
  • Michael Paul Marsh Constitution
  • Tom Cox Republican

Attorney General

  • Chris Henry Progressive
  • James L Buchal Republican
  • James E Leuenberger Constitution, Libertarian
  • Ellen Rosenblum Democrat

State Senator

1st District

  • Jeff Kruse Republican
  • Eldon Rollins Democrat

5th District

  • Scott Roberts Republican
  • Arnie Roblan Democrat, Independent, Working Families

9th District

  • Steve Frank Democrat, Working Families
  • Fred Girod Republican

State House

7th District

  • Bruce Hanna Republican
  • Fergus Mclean Democrat

8th District

  • Paul R. Holvey Democrat, Working Families
  • Aaron Baker Republican, INdependent
  • Lucian Blansett Constitution

9th District

  • Caddy McKeown Democrat, Independent
  • Nancy Brouhard Republican
  • Guy Rosinbaum Libertarian

10th District

  • David Gomberg Democrat, Independent, Working Families
  • Jerome Grant Republican

11th District

  • Phil Barnhart Democrat, Working Families
  • Kelly Lovelace Republican

12th District

  • Joe Pishioneri Republican
  • John Lively Democrat, Working Families

13th District

  • Nancy Nathanson Democrat, Working Families
  • Mark Callahan Republican, Libertarian, Constitution

14th District

  • Val Hoyle Democrat, Working Families
  • Sharon A Mahler Libertarian
  • Dwight Coon Republican

15th District

  • Andy Olson Republican, Independent
  • Ron Green Democrat

16th District

  • Andrew Decker Republican
  • Racherl J. Feigner Libertarian
  • Sara A Gelser Democrat

17th District

  • Sherrie Sprenger Republican
  • Richard Harisay Democrat, Working Families

23rd District

  • Ross Swartzendruber Democrat
  • Alex Polikoff Pacific Green, Working Families
  • Jim Thomspon Republican

Local Measures

20-195 City of Springfield Five-Year Levy for Springfield Jail Operations and Police Services

20-196 Emerald People's Utility District
Annexes Territories to Emerald
People's Utility District

20-197 City of Eugene Bonds to Fix Streets, Fund Bicycle and Pedestrian Projects

20-198 City of Eugene Advisory Question on Corporate/Union Constitutional Rights and Campaign Spending

20-199 Willamalane Park & Recreation District Bonds to improve parks, trails; protect water, natural areas, wildlife

20-200 Lane County Housekeeping Amendments to Lane County Charter

20-201 Lane County Repeal of Section 8 of Lane County Charter

20-202 Lane County Repeal Sections 31-32 and Amend Section 11 of Lane County Charter

20-203 Upper McKenzie RFPD Five year local option tax for EMS operating funds

20-204 Fern Ridge Library District Library District Five-Year Local Option Levy for General Operations

20-205 South Lane County Fire & Rescue District Five-Year Local Option Tax for Staffing and General Operations

20-206 City of Oakridge Measure Amending Oakridge Charter to Create Council Member Term Limits

20-207 City of Oakridge Measure Amending Charter to Remove Prohibition on Influence of Administrator

20-208 City of Oakridge Measure Amending Oakridge Charter to Require Bond for City Recorder

20-209 Bethel School District #52
Bonds to repair, update, replace facilities; maintains existing tax rate

Act now: The deadline to register to vote is Tuesday, Oct. 16.