Here is a link to the Lincoln County Clerk’s office.. The Oregon Secretary of State estimates a 25.26% turnout statewide. The Lincoln County turnout is estimated at 38.7%. There are many races involving positions on special taxing districts and two ballot measures.
Unofficial vote totals released so far constitute about 99% of the vote.
Measure 21-150 is for voters in the City of Newport, deciding whether to regulate Single-Use Plastic Carryout Bags and Paper Bags. The ballot question is, “Shall retail establishments, except restaurants, be prohibited from distributing single-use plastic carryout bags and required to charge for paper bags?”
Measure 21-151 is a county-wide vote asking to fund the Children’s Trust of Lincoln County. The ballot question is, “Shall County levy 19¢ per $1000 assessed value for five years beginning in 2013-2014 to support children’s programs?”