Tag: Election 2022

Library measure fails

Measure 24-468 was defeated by a 55%-45% margin in Tuesday’s election. If approved the measure would have added a $2.50 per month fee to city services bills to fund a public library.

Currently Keizer residents have the all-volunteer Keizer Community Library, housed at the Keizer Cultural Center.The $2.50 fee would have generated about $400,000 per year which would have funded a professional librarian and a children’s librarian.

Thatcher earns third term

Republican Kim Thatcher was elected to her third term as a state senator for District 11 in Tuesday’s election over challenger Democrat Richard Walsh.

Election results from the Secretary of State’s office as of Wednesday morning, Nov. 9, showed Thatcher with 53.17% (15,702 votes) to Walsh’s 46.61% (13,809 votes). There was also a handful of write-ins.

Mannix wins closer than expected race

Republican Kevin Mannix won his race for state House District 21 against Democrat Ramiro Navarro.

 Returns as of Wednesday morning, Nov. 9, showed Mannix winning 51.7% (9,521 votes) against 45.6% (8,377 votes) for Navarro. Libertarian candidate Michael Morrow won 2.5% (467 votes).

Who will be your next state representative and senator?

Oregon House District 21 Redistricting means Keizer now sits squarely in the middle of House District 21, whose incumbent Chris Hoy is also running to be Salem’s next mayor.  Both parties held primary elections earlier this year, setting up a race between Republican Kevin Mannix and Democrat Ramiro Navarro. Mannix[Read More…]

What’s on your November ballot?

V Ballots for the November general election will begin appearing in voter’s mailboxes in late October and Keizertimes wants you to be prepared.  In addition to four statewide measures, Keizer voters will be making decisions on two proposed city ordinances and four council positions.  Local Keizer Public Library – After[Read More…]