A change in a postmark law for mail-in ballots has created a lag in election results, leaving candidates with slim margins and their constituents in limbo until the final count is announced in June.
Until then, the results are being updated once weekly; the last unofficial count was released on May 20, with the next batch scheduled for release on May 27. Final results will not be announced until June 13.
According to Shemia Fagan, Oregon Secretary of State, the law passed in 2021 allows ballots postmarked by Election Day . . .