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Firing Lane: True democracy starts with ranked choice voting

Firing Lane: True democracy starts with ranked choice voting

Alexander Banks, News Contributor
August 7, 2023

Editor's Note: This column does not represent the opinion of The Daily Barometer. This column reflects the personal opinions of the writer. In November 2024, Oregonians will have the chance to vote...

Benton County officials prepare for voting changes in Corvallis

Benton County officials prepare for voting changes in Corvallis

Wes Flow , News Contributor
November 3, 2022

After significant preparation by Benton County election officials, Corvallis voters will be using ranked choice voting in municipal elections for the first time on Nov. 8. According to the City of Corvallis...

This illustration shows an approval stamp on a ballot to indicate ASOSU endorsing measures.

ASOSU endorses Oregon ballot measures 111, 112

Haley Stark, Reporter
November 3, 2022

Associated Students of Oregon State University, OSU’s student government, has come out in support of ballot measures 111 and 112 for the upcoming 2022 Oregon midterm election.  According to ASOSU...

OSU encourages students to vote

OSU encourages students to vote

Wes Flow, News Contributor
October 10, 2022

Oregon State University is encouraging students to take part in the 2022 Oregon General Election this November. In an email on Wednesday, the university said, “we hope that everyone eligible to vote...

How the Ranked voting or Ranked-choice voting system works when it comes to elections.

Corvallis adopts ranked choice voting for upcoming general election

Haley Stark, News Contributor
October 3, 2022

The City of Corvallis has announced the implementation of a ranked choice voting system for the municipal Nov. 8 general election. The ranked choice voting system was passed under 2016’s measure 2-100...

Corvallis Mayor Biff Traber being interviewed via Zoom on Oct. 12 about the upcoming special election. The Corvallis election has five measures within it as well as the potential for a new city councilor to be elected.

Corvallis special election includes five measures, one city councilor

Adam Figgins, News Contributor
November 1, 2021

The upcoming Corvallis, Ore. election, being held Nov. 2, will decide if five new measures will be passed and if one new councilor will be instated. Measures 2-131, 2-132 and 2-133 will be voted on...

Members of the Corvallis community gather for the Count Every Vote rally on Nov. 4 at the Benton County Courthouse. As the election continues, protestors express their concerns.

Count Every Vote rally demands all ballots be counted this election

Kelsy Valentine, News Contributor
November 4, 2020

Due to President Donald Trump prematurely attempting to claim victory in the 2020 election, Corvallis community members stood in solidarity with voters at a rally Wednesday afternoon.The Count Every Vote...

The Corvallis City Hall building is located downtown on Madison Avenue. OMN archive taken Feb. 2020. 

Preliminary results for Corvallis City Council election

Jeremiah Estrada, News Contributor
November 3, 2020

Editor's Note: This story is a part of the 2020 Elections Issue. The Baro has put together this issue to inform the Oregon State University and greater Corvallis, Ore. communities about the 2020 Elections....

SOTI voting Natalie

Students on the Internet: Why did you vote in the 2020 election?

Angela Tam, News Contributor
October 28, 2020

Editor's Note: This story is a part of the 2020 Elections Issue. The Baro has put together this issue to inform the Oregon State University and greater Corvallis, Ore. communities about the 2020 Elections....

Why is voting important?

Andres De Los Santos, Multimedia Contributor
October 25, 2020

Editor's Note: This video is a part of the 2020 Elections Issue. The Baro has put together this issue to inform the Oregon State University and greater Corvallis, Ore. communities about the 2020 Elections....

Ballot drop off stations are located throughout Corvallis, including locations such as the Corvallis Public Library and OSU Gill Colosseum.

Students living outside of home address encouraged to ‘show up’, request absentee ballots

Sukhjot Sal, News Contributor
October 25, 2020

Editor's Note: This story is a part of the 2020 Elections Issue. The Baro has put together this issue to inform Oregon State University and the greater Corvallis, Ore. community about the 2020 Elections....

The ballot drop box in front of the Corvallis Courthouse, Located at 501 SW Madison Ave.

Daarstad: Make your voice heard in the primaries

Haley Daarstad, Columnist
March 9, 2020

Primary elections are significant and provide the opportunity for people to vote for who they want to represent them in the general election.Voting in the primaries started on Feb. 3 in Iowa, and March...

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