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2020 Candidate Forums (held on Zoom)

October 5: 6 to 8 pm:  State and County Candidates

October 6:  6 to 7 pm: Brookings City Council Candidates

October 6: 7:30 to 8:30 pm: Port Orford City Council Candidates

October 7: 5:30 to 6:30 pm: Gold Beach City Council Candidates

(meetings will be recorded and displayed here for viewing…)

Who is on the ballot in the next election? How to register to vote? …and more

Filling Out Your Ballot

League of Women Voters Curry County

The League of Women Voters now has an online Voters Guide. It presents non-partisan information for every contest that will be on your ballot. The only information you need to supply is your home address. You will be able to study and compare candidate biographies and answers to important questions. All answers were provided by the candidates. No spin. No negative ads. Just the unbiased information you need to make these important decisions. When you get done you can print off your choices to simplify filling out your ballot.

To get started just press this link: Vote411

Voting in Oregon

Do you need to register to vote? Do you want to change your party, your address, your name? Do you need the date of the election? Get this and other information by clicking on this link: Election Information

Local leagues in Oregon typically include a Speaker’s  Bureau, which sends speakers to community groups to deliver nonpartisan explanations of ballot measures.  This year, these explanations are being done online, and this is one of them.  It includes all four of the statewide ballot measures:  

Measure 107 – Campaign Finance Limits Amendment

Measure 108 – Increase/Create Tobacco/Nicotine Tax, Fund Health Programs

Measure 109 – Oregon Psilocybin Services Act

Measure 110 – Drug Addiction Treatment and Decriminalization 

It’s online now and anytime at   

Contested Races Curry County, OR – Candidates for General Election 11-3-2020

Curry County Commissioner – Position #2
John Herzog, 925 Hassett Street, Brookings, OR 97415 541-661-4779
Sue Gold, 95730 House Rock Road, Brookings, OR 97415 541-469-4243

Curry County Clerk/Recorder
Renee Kolen, P.O. Box 1461, Gold Beach, OR 97444 541-247-2908
Emma DeRock, P.O. Box 1237, Gold Beach, OR 97444 916-425-5435

Curry County Treasurer
Elizabeth Neketin, 929 Third Street, Brookings, Or 97415 541-813-2721
Terry Hanscam, 00243 Winchuck Road, Brookings, OR 97415 541-661-

State Senate, District #1
Kat Stone, 4601 Carnes Road, #878, Roseburg, OR 97471-4401 541-643-4377
Dallas Heard, 89286 Cranberry Lane, Bandon,97411

State House, District 1
David Brock Smith, P.O. Box 951, Port Orford, OR 541-253-7506
Calla Felicity, 217 Marine Dr, Brookings, OR 97415 541-698-7022

Port Orford City Council
Tim Pogwizd, P.O. Box 697, Port Orford, OR 97465 541-761-1997
Gregory Tidy, P.O. Box 308, Port Orford, OR 97465 541-366-1527
Kim Nye, P.O. Box 867, Port Orford, OR 97465 541-260-7588
Gary Burns, P.O. Box 21, Port Orford, OR 97465 541-761-1997

Brookings City Council
Position # 1

Brad Alcorn 17199 Passley, Brookings, OR 97415 cell 559-978-7595
Anthony Bond, 1218 Easy Street, Brookings, OR 97415 541-661-4224

Position #2
Diana Cooper
, 805 Paradise Lane, Brookings, OR 97415 541-251-2520
Ed Schreiber, P.O. Box 1945, Brookings, 97415 541-813-9164

Gold Beach City Council
Karl Popoff,
POB 1373, Gold Beach, OR 97444 541-247-2795
Tamie Kaufman, POB 490, Gold Beach

Position #2
Chip Bradley
, 29521 Crook Street, Gold Beach 541-698-8113
Beth Barker-Hidalgo, 29316 Smith Lane, Gold Beach 916-548-2579

Position #4
Becky Campbell
, 29588 Feather Way, Gold Beach 541-247-7029
Jeff Crook, 94261 2nd Street, Gold Beach 541-698-6172

Click on the link above to see the PPT for the 2020 Ballot Measure.