Recent Elections


Upcoming Elections

  • Nov. 3, 2015 Special Election - no election currently scheduled
    • Sept. 3, 2015 - Deadline for jurisdictions to file measure title & explanatory statement
    • Nov. 3, 2015 - Election day.
  • March 8, 2016 Special Election - no election currently scheduled
    • Jan. 7, 2016 - Deadline for jurisdictions to file measure title & explanatory statement.
    • March 8, 2016 - Election day.
  • May 17, 2016 Primary Election
    Oregon's Primary includes Presidential Primary, federal, state and local candidates and measures.
    • ​Positions scheduled to be on the ballot and file with Multnomah County Elections.
      • ​Multnomah County: Commissioner districts 1, 3 and 4.
      • Metro: Councilor districts 3, 5 and 6.
    • ​Links to other candidate filing information with Secretary of State or City of Portland.
    • ​Dates
      • ​9/10/2015 - 1st date to file for 2016 Primary
      • 3/8/2016 - Candidate filing deadline for Metro or Multnomah Co. positions.
      • 3/10/2016 - Voters' pamphlet deadline for Metro & Multnomah Co. candidates
      • 3/17/2016 - Deadline for City of Portland to certify official list of city candidates allowing candidates to file Voters' Pamphlet statement with County Elections.
      • 3/17/2016 - Deadline for jurisdictions to file ballot measure title and explanatory statement.
      • 3/21/2016 - Voters' pamphlet deadline for City of Portland candidates and measure arguments.
      • 4/1/2016 - Military/overseas ballots mailed
      • 4/27-5/3/2016 - Ballots mailed.
      • 5/17/2016 - Primary Election Day 
  • September 20, 2016 Special Election - no election currently scheduled
    • July 21, 2016 - Deadline for jurisdictions to file measure title & explanatory statement
    • Sept. 20, 2016 - Election day.
  • November 8, 2016 General Election 
    Presidential General Election with federal, state and local candidates and measures. 
    • ​Dates
      • ​7/21/2016 - 1st date to file for PUD positions.
      • 8/30/2016 - PUD candidate filing deadline
      • 9/1/2016 - Voters' Pamphlet deadline for PUD candidates and if necessary, any runoff Metro or Multnomah Co.candidates.
      • 9/8/2016 - Deadline for cities and Dept of Ag to certify official list of candidates.
      • 9/8/2016 - Deadline for jurisdictions to file ballot measure title and explanatory statement.
      • 9/12/2016 - Voters' pamphlet deadline for City candidates and measure arguments.
      • 9/23/2016 - Military/overseas ballots mailed.
      • 10/20-10/25/2016 - Ballots mailed.
      • 11/8/2016 - General Election Day