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 - Aug 2020 Special - Nov 2020 General 

May 19, 2020 Primary Election


August 11, 2020 Special Election

Special runoff election to fill vacancy for City of Portland Commissioner, Pos. 2 - If no candidate receives 50%+1 of votes cast in the May Primary, the City of Portland has called for a special runoff election to be held on August 11, 2020. All voters in the City of Portland will receive a ballot for this election with the top two candidates from the May 2020 Primary, City of Portland Commissioner, Pos. 2. Unofficial Results

  • Important Dates
    • June 03 - State determines random alpha for candidates
    • June 08 - Final results from May Primary available
    • June 11 - City certifies candidates to Multnomah County Elections
    • June 15 - Voters' pamphlet filing deadline 
    • June 26 - Military/overseas ballots mailed
    • June 29 - Absentee Ballots available
    • July 13 - Out of state ballots mailed
    • July 21 - Voter registration deadline
    • July 22 - Ballots mailed to voters
    • Aug 06 - Last day for voters to safely mail ballot back, by mail
    • Aug 11 - Special Election day
    • Aug 31 - Final Election results certified to City of Portland

November 3, 2020 General Election