It’s as simple as checking the links, right? Hopefully! First results are released after 8pm Polls close at 8pm. Deschutes County typically reports first results around 8:20. Another round of results usually arrives before midnight. Then we wait. Some counties may offer additional updates the next day, others wait until scheduled reporting dates – that’s every following Wednesday in most counties. Start with the local and state links Since the most-watched races tonight – like our new congressional district and
Anyone want to guess which states the colors are? Purple is probably an easy one.
State candidates report their campaign finances in Orestar. Federal candidates report to the FEC. When they buy ad time on TV or radio, though, the station who runs the ad also has to report it separately to the FCC in what are called Public Inspection Files.
I still have a good bit of work to do cleaning up these maps and adding more detail, more election results, more analysis… …but I couldn’t help hitting “Publish” early so that all of you can get immediate access to what I have so far. What would you like me to prioritize next? Drop me a line. This post will be updated. — Eric Click the maps below for interactive versions – best viewed on desktop! It’ll work on mobile,
This is one of those things that sounds reasonable but attempts to provide a solution without defining the problem.
Honesty is a good thing to model for young students. For some, though, winning at all costs seems to matter more. Newspapers shy away from using the word “lie” because it’s hard to know whether someone is knowingly spreading a mistruth or doing so out of sincere ignorance. Some lies are so inherently malicious that the distinction doesn’t really matter. What the four crank candidates for school board in Bend are doing covers the full gamut – from ignorance to
Language warning This post reproduces social media posts from a school board candidate containing NSFW and hateful language. This post includes updates below What kind of behavior is appropriate for a school board member? Only two people are vying for Position 4 on the Bend-La Pine School Board: One candidate, Shirley Olson, spent her career in education – 38 years. The other… has a Twitter account.. Meet Gregg Henton, angry internet commenter. Apart from the unbridled rage and vitriol, two