Moderators From United States of America, joined Apr 2004, 514 posts, RR: 0 Posted (6 years 5 months 3 weeks 4 days 21 hours ago) and read 1286 times:
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Seb146 From United States of America, joined Nov 1999, 12294 posts, RR: 14
Reply 1, posted (6 years 5 months 3 weeks 3 days 22 hours ago) and read 1254 times:
According to the Oregonian, more than 1,000,000 ballots have been returned as of Monday night. We have a law on the books that if there is a tax increase measure brought to the people, if less than 50% of ballots returned, every non-vote on the tax measure is counted as a no vote. If more than 50% of ballots are returned, the non-votes on the tax measure are simply not counted. We have a measure on this year's ballot to do away with that law. Also, the last poll from yesterday showed Jeff Merkley (D) with a slight lead over incumbant Gordon Smith (R) in the race for Senate.