Multnomah County Elections provides assistance to voters with disabilities or to voters who need help in their native language

April 10, 2017

Contacts: Tim Scott or Eric Sample, 503-988-3720

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Voters with disabilities can request help with voting from a friend, a family member, or someone else they know.  If needed, voters can also call and request voting and elections related help from Multnomah County Elections. Elections Voter Assistance Teams can help a voter in their home, at the facility they live in, or at the elections office.  This help is always free of charge. Legally, employers or union representatives cannot provide assistance.

Elections provides assistance for voters with disabilities and for voters in their native language

Voters with limited English proficiency can also request assistance. Multnomah County Elections provides an interpreter, free of charge to anyone who needs help in voting or elections processes in a language other than English. Telephone interpretation is available in any language and there are bilingual Spanish-speaking elections staff.

Voters needing assistance can go online, call, email, or visit Multnomah County Elections for help in any step in voting including: signing up to vote, marking or reading the ballot, updating voter registration information, understanding elections rules and steps in voting, or any other elections related help.

Multnomah County Elections reminds voters that April 25 is the voter registration deadline for the May 16 Special District Election.  Oregon voters can register online at www.oregonvotes.gov/myvote or fill out a paper Oregon Voter Registration Card available from the elections office, public library, Oregon DMV, or post office.

Multnomah County Elections wants all voters to be able to vote easily, privately and independently, understand the steps in voting, understand elections rules, and know who to ask for help.  Each voter’s situation can be different.  

Contact Multnomah County Elections for help:

Multnomah County Duniway-Lovejoy Elections Building
Address: 1040 SE Morrison Street, Portland OR 97214
Phone: 503-988-3720
Email: elections@multco.us
Website: www.mcelections.org