Jackson County, Oregon Passes 50% Voter Turnout
calebtr writes "Voters today in Jackson County, Oregon are deciding if they are willing to fund their libraries.
According to Oregon's Measure 47 of 1996, ballots that increase property taxes not only need a 50% 'yes' vote, but a 50% turnout of registered voters as well.
The "double majority" is hard on libraries that are trying to pass levies during spring elections because people generally don't show up to vote (er, mail their ballots in).
Unofficial election results will be posted at 8pm pacific time."