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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.

Federal

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


State

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


Treasurer

  • 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.