Current and Upcoming Elections - Multnomah County Elections

Front entrance sign that says Multnomah County ElectionsThere 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. The Oregon Legislature can choose a different special election date. A recall election date occurs based on when the recall petition is filed. Current and upcoming elections are listed below.

May 2020 Primary - Nov 2020 General 

May 19, 2020 Primary Election

  • Candidate Information
    • List of Candidate Filings - Multnomah County and Metro
    • Where to file as a candidate for the May 2020 Primary
      • County & Metro candidates file with Multnomah County Elections - Filing window for County and Metro candidates: Sept 12, 2019 - Mar 10, 2020. Metro candidates only need to file candidate filing paperwork with Multnomah County Elections. Filings will be shared with other counties.
      • City of Portland candidates file with City of Portland Elections
      • Candidates that file with Oregon Secretary of State 
    • Voters' Pamphlet Information for Candidates
      • County Voters' Pamphlet filings - County, Metro and City of Portland candidates can file Voters' Pamphlet statement with Multnomah County Elections. Portland candidates cannot file Voters' Pamphlet statement until Portland Elections Clerk certifies official list of candidates by 3/19/2019. 
        • Each adjacent county produces its own voters' pamphlet for that county (Multnomah, Clackamas and Washington)
          • Metro candidates can file voters' pamphlet statement with other county or counties if Council district is in another county (partial or whole).
          • City of Portland can file voters' pamphlet statement with other counties.
      • State and Federal candidates file State Voters' pamphlet statement with Oregon Secretary of State. Multnomah County District Attorney and all Judges file State Voters' Pamphlet statement with Oregon Secretary of State.
    • Precinct Committee person (PCP) Information  
  • Measure information - local ballot measure information for the May 2020 Primary.
  • Important dates (Elections Calendar)

November 3, 2020 General Election