How do you choose what candidates go on the ballot, because I don't know anything about any of the candidates?

All candidates are placed on the ballot when they file an application with our office stating their intention to run. We do not check background, criminal history, education, or work history for any of the candidates. It is the responsibility of the voter to research the candidates to make an informed decision on the candidate that they wish to vote into an elected position. The voter's pamphlets do contain information on the candidate, but on local elections the state of Oregon does not usually publish a voter's pamphlet. On these elections it is the responsibility of the candidate to distribute information.

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1. Can anyone find out how I've voted once I mail my ballot?
2. Can I change my mind after I've returned the ballot?
3. Can I place other household member's ballots in the same return envelope?
4. Can I vote for more candidates than there are open positions (i.e. vote for two when the race states Vote for One)?
5. Do I have to re-register for each election?
6. Do I have to register by party?
7. Do I have to return my ballot by mail?
8. Do I have to vote on all of the measures / candidates?
9. How do I get information about the candidates and issues?
10. How do I know if my ballot is received?
11. How do you choose the order of the candidates names on the ballot?
12. How do you choose what candidates go on the ballot, because I don't know anything about any of the candidates?
13. How many registered voters are in Klamath County?
14. How may I register?
15. I will be out of town when ballots are mailed. How do I get a ballot?
16. Is postage required to return the ballot?
17. What does the measure on my ballot effect or change?
18. What if I have moved and have not updated my registration?
19. What if I make a mistake on my ballot?
20. What if my ballot doesn't come?
21. What information is required?
22. What is a primary election?
23. What is the percentage turnout in Klamath County?
24. What parties are the voters of Klamath County registered in?
25. When are ballots counted?
26. When will election results be known?
27. Will my vote still count if I forget to put my ballot into the secrecy envelope?