January 2 is the voter registration deadline for the January 23 Special Election

December 26, 2017

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Close up of voter's hand hold pen over a Oregon Voter Registration Card.

Multnomah County reminds voters that Tuesday, January 2 is the voter registration deadline for the statewide January 23 Special Election. Oregon voters can register to vote online at www.oregonvotes.gov/myvote. To register to vote online an eligible voter must have a valid Oregon driver’s license, permit, or ID card. The online registration deadline is 11:59 PM on January 2.

Voters can register to vote on paper with an Oregon Voter Registration Card. Registration cards can be found at the elections office, Oregon DMV, post office, or public library. The deadline for mailing the Oregon Voter Registration Card is a USPS postmark of January 2.

Voters can also register to vote at the Multnomah County Duniway-Lovejoy Elections Building at 1040 SE Morrison Street, Portland OR 97214. The elections office will be CLOSED Monday January 1, 2018 for the New Year’s Day federal holiday. The elections office will return to regular business hours, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM on Tuesday, January 2 and can accept voter registrations from any Oregon resident.

Ballots for the January 23 Special Election will be mailed to voters beginning on January 3, 2018. Voters who will be away from home on election day should contact the elections office to request an absentee ballot as soon as possible. Voters can check their registration status online at www.oregonvotes.gov/myvote. Registered voters who have moved need to update their voter registration information online or fill out a new Oregon Voter Registration Card.

Multnomah County Elections will be opening an additional location in Gresham for this election. The Voting Center Express will be open January 8 - January 23 inside the Multnomah County East Building. Voters will be able to replace a lost ballot, get help voting, ask questions, or vote in person at the Voting Center Express in downtown Gresham.

 

Main office:

Multnomah County Duniway-Lovejoy Elections Building

1040 SE Morrison Street, Portland OR 97214

*The elections office will be CLOSED Monday, January 1, 2018 for the New Year’s Day federal holiday.

 

Gresham location:

Open January 8, 2018 - January 23, 2018

Voting Center Express at the Multnomah County East Building

600 NE 8th Street, Gresham OR 97030

 

Phone: 503-988-3720

Email: elections@multco.us

Website: www.mcelections.org