Election Update

The ballots are almost all counted, and the results for County Commissioner Position #3 are indicating there’s likely to be an automatic recount. Oregon state law requires an automatic recount if the difference between the two candidates is 0.2% (one fifth of a percentage point) or less. Currently, the difference is 0.19%, with Bob Just trailing Cherryl Walker by only 66 votes.

Here’s the current status:

    County Commissioner, Position 3

      Cherryl Walker         17,123         49.83%
      Bob Just         17,057         49.64%
      WRITE-IN            181          0.53%
      Total         34,361
      Over Votes             17
      Under Votes          6,202