Learn about your right to vote — consider civic engagement, how it works, and who gets to participate.
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RE:constitutions: connecting citizens with the rules of the gameby Beka Feathers
Why the people: the case for democracyby Beka Feathers
Women in politicsAvery Elizabeth Hurt
Register to vote
Register to vote by April 25 for the May 16 special election.
The Josephine County Board of Commissioners is the governing body of the county empowered to adopt ordinances, establish programs, levy taxes, appropriate funds, make appointments, and zone property in the unincorporated area. The three members of the board are elected on a non-partisan basis to serve four-year terms.
With the exception of holidays and other planned recesses, the Board of Commissioners convenes the first, third, and fourth Wednesdays at 9:00 am and the second Wednesday at 5:30 pm at 600 NW 6th Street in Grants Pass. The meetings are open to the public.
Oregon’s Legislative Assembly is composed of two chambers, House of Representatives and Senate. Explore the Oregon State Legislature and learn more about how government works.
Explore local nonprofits and volunteer opportunities through JosephineLINK, the library’s community resource directory gathered by your librarians.Explore JosephineLINK
Digital Volunteer Transcription Project
Record historical documents, war letters, and diaries and volunteer to transcribe these projects from home.Learn more