05 24 2016
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Statewide Voters Pamphlets will be mailed out tomorrow, in preparation for the May 18 Primary Election.
The ballot information in the guide covers 292 candidates in the race to make it to the November General Election ballot.
Up for grabs are hundreds of key Democrat and Republican candidate picks for U.S. Senate, governor, state treasurer, Oregon's five seats in the U.S. House of Representatives, the state House and half the state Senate.
Also superintendent of public instruction, the Oregon Supreme Court, the Oregon Court of Appeals, circuit court judges, district attorneys and county judges.
Finally hundreds of seats will also be covered in county, city and other local races.
Two ballot initiatives going before voters include Measure 68, allowing the state to issue bonds matching voter-approved school district bonds for capital expenditures; and Measure 69, updating the authority for lowest costs borrowing by community colleges and public universities.
No arguments were filed with the Secretary of State in opposition to either measure.
An audio edition and an edition in Spanish will be available starting Monday, April 26, at www.oregonvotes.org, the web site of the Elections Division.
Oregonians have until April 27 to register to vote in the May 18 primary.
Ballots will be mailed out April 30.
You can register to vote, change your address, change your party registration or find out if you'll receive a ballot by going to www.oregonvotes.org.

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