There will be a special election in Oregon on January 23 on Ballot Measure 101, on funding for the Medicaid expansion for hundreds of thousands of Oregonians.
Too late to mail ballots: Your ballot must be received by your county elections office by 8:00 p.m. January 23. Postmarks do NOT count. It’s too late to mail now, so you must drop off your ballot at an official county drop box. You can find your county’s drop box locations here.
The League of Women Voters of Deschutes County held a forum on Measure 101 on January 15, 2018 at 4:00 p.m. The forum will be posted on the KPOV website, election coverage page until January 23.
Read more for other KPOV coverage and election deadlines.
Coverage: KPOV has conducted and aired in-depth interviews about Measure 101 on the air. The final interview will be a rebroadcast of an interview with Measure 101 Interviews are also posted on our election coverage page and more will be posted as they occur.
NOTE: All of KPOV’s posted interviews are in favor of Measure 101. We were in contact with the main organization opposed to the Measure, but they stopped responding to KPOV’s requests for interviews.
Deadlines: Ballots mailed out: beginning January 3. Ballots received by your county election office: no later than January 23.