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Follow the results of Oregon's May 17th primary election ...

Josephine County: RCC Bond Passes

Rogue Community College

Jackson and Josephine County voters have agreed to foot the bill for $20 million in facilities improvements at Rogue Community College.

 Initial counts had Measure 17-69 passing with 36,587 yes votes and 30,944 no votes between the two counties. The contribution of property owners in both counties will be 5 cents per $1,000 of assessed value. 

A crowded primary race for two non-partisan seats on the Josephine County Board of Commissioners narrowed considerably, with the top two finishers from each district advancing to the November general election. 

In Position 2, incumbent Keith Heck took 20 percent of the vote and will face Dan DeYoung, who garnered 19 percent.

Lily Morgan carried a near-majority in the race for Position 3, with 9,895 votes, or 46 percent. Second place remains too close to call, with Ronald Smith at 3,255 votes, to Bill Hunker's 3,284. Position 3 incumbent Commissioner Cheryl Walker didn't run. 

A three-year levy for operations at the Three Rivers School District failed by a 36 point margin.