Upcoming Elections

There are four scheduled election dates each year in Oregon: the 2nd Tuesday in March; the 3rd Tuesday in May; the 3rd Tuesday in September; and the 1st Tuesday after the first Monday in November. 


November 2017 Special Election with local ballot measures on the ballot. There are no candidate elections in the November 2017 Election.

November 7, 2017 Special Election

  • Measure Filings - Districts that have filed ballot measures for the Nov. 2017 Special Election.
  • Important dates
    • Sept 7, 2017 - Deadline for jurisdictions to file measure title & explanatory statement.
    • Sept. 11, 2017 - Voters' Pamphlet measure argument filing deadline.
    • Sept. 15, 2017 - Measure arguments become public record and are available on website.
    • Sept 22, 2017 - Military & Overseas ballots are mailed.
    • Oct. 17, 2017 - Voter registration deadline
    • Oct. 18, 2017  - Ballots are mailed
    • Nov. 2, 2017 - Last day to safely mail return ballot.
    • Nov. 7, 2017 - Election Date - official dropsites open until 8:00 PM.
  • Voters' Pamphlet Information for Measure Arguments 
 

January 23, 2018 Special Election

May 15, 2018 Primary Election

  • Important dates
    • Sept. 7, 2017 - 1st date candidates can file for May 2018 Primary
    • March 6, 2018 - Last day candidates can file for Multnomah Co & Metro positions (candidate filing deadline).
    • March 8, 2018 - Voters' Pamphlet deadline for Multnomah Co & Metro candidates.
    • March 15, 2018 - Deadline for City of Portland to certify list of City of Portland candidates.
    • March 15, 2018 - Deadline for jurisdictions to file measure title and explanatory statement.
    • March 19, 2018 - Voters' Pamphlet deadline for City of Portland candidates.
    • March 19, 2018 - Measure argument filing deadline for County Voters' Pamphlet.
    • May 15, 2018 - Primary Election Day
  • Positions scheduled to be on the ballot that file with Multnomah County Elections
    • Multnomah County
      • Chair
      • Commissioner Dist. #2
      • Auditor
      • Sheriff
    • Metro
      • President
      • Councilor Dist. #1
      • Councilor Dist. #2
      • Councilor Dist. #4
      • Auditor 
  • Filing Forms for Multnomah Co. and Metro candidates

November 6, 2018 General Election

  • Nov. 6, 2018 - General Election Day