Thursday, May 11 is last day to safely mail ballots

May 9, 2017

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

Thursday, May 11 is last day to safely mail ballots. Multnomah County Elections helps voters by offering convenient order ahead replacement ballot service, extended hours and track your ballot services.

Thursday, May 11 is the last day for voters to safely mail their ballot for the Special District Election on Tuesday, May 16. Ballots can be mailed with one first class stamp. Ballot envelopes must be signed and ballots received by the elections office by May 16 at 8:00 PM. Postmarks do not count in Oregon.

Thursday, May 11 is last day to safely mail ballots

All registered voters should have received their ballots. Registered voters who have not received their ballots or need a replacement should contact the elections office. The Order Ahead Replacement Ballot Service allows voters to go online to multco.us/elections/webform/order-ahead-replacement-ballot, request a replacement ballot and have it ready at “Will Call” at the elections office at 1040 SE Morrison St., Portland 97214 when they arrive. Voters can also call Multnomah County Elections at 503-988-3720 or visit in person to get assistance or a replacement ballot.

Multnomah County Elections normal office hours are 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Monday - Friday. Special extended office hours for the May 16 Special District Election are listed below.

Multnomah County Elections extended office hours:

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM, Saturday, May 13

8:00 AM - 6:00 PM, Monday, May 15

7:00 AM - 8:00 PM, Tuesday, May 16 (Election Day)

Multnomah County Elections is offering extended hours leading up to the May 16 Special District Election
Multnomah County Elections is offering extended hours leading up to the May 16 Special District Election

Voters can sign up to track their ballot and get a virtual “I Voted” sticker. Text, email, or voice alerts tell voters when the county elections office has mailed ballots. Alerts indicate whether the ballot has been accepted for counting or whether it requires further action by the voter. Inside the “Accepted Ballot” message voters will get access to a special Oregon “I Voted” sticker ready to share on social media. Multnomah County voters can sign up by visiting: multco.us/elections/track-your-ballot.

Multnomah County Elections provides an interpreter, free of charge to anyone who needs help voting in a language other than English. Additional voting and elections information in nine languages is online at multco.us/education-and-outreach/language-access-voters-needing-interpretation.

Voters who have not returned their ballot can drop them off in person at any of the official 24-hour drop sites located throughout the county before 8:00 PM on Tuesday, May 16. Voters can also drop off their ballot at any Multnomah County Library location during regular library hours, multcolib.org/hours-and-locations.

Listed below and online at multco.us/elections/multnomah-county-official-ballot-drop-sites are all the official 24-hour ballot drop sites and Multnomah County Library locations available until 8:00 PM Election Night, Tuesday, May 16.

Official 24-hour ballot drop sites:

Multnomah County Duniway-Lovejoy Elections Building: 1040 SE Morrison St. (Box locations: east side of Southeast 11th between Southeast Morrison and Belmont and north side of Southeast Belmont between Southeast 10th and 11th)

A-Boy Supply: 7365 SW Barbur Blvd.

Central Library: 801 SW 10th Ave. Book return on backside of library on SW 11th Ave.

Goodwill Store: 3134 N Lombard St.

Gresham Library: 385 NW Miller Ave.

McDonald’s Restaurant: 2010 NE Cesar E. Chavez Blvd.  (Box location: west side of Northeast 40th Ave. between Northeast Tillamook and Hancock streets)

Midland Library: 805 SE 122nd Ave.

Regal Cinemas Movie Theater / M & M Car Wash: Southeast Division St. & 165th Ave., Portland - drop box located in Regal Cinemas parking lot behind M & M Car Wash

Pioneer Courthouse Square: Corner of SW 6th Ave. & SW Morrison. Temporary location due to construction (Walk Up Only)

Multnomah County Library locations:

Albina: 3605 NE 15th Ave.

Belmont: 1038 SE 39th Ave.

Capitol Hill: 10723 SW Capitol Highway

Central: 801 SW 10th Ave.

Fairview-Columbia: 1520 NE Village St., Fairview

Gregory Heights: 7921 NE Sandy Blvd.

Gresham: 385 NW Miller Ave., Gresham

Hillsdale: 1525 SW Sunset Blvd.

Holgate: 7905 SE Holgate Blvd.

Hollywood: 4040 NE Tillamook St.

Kenton: 8226 N Denver Ave.

Midland: 805 SE 122nd Ave.

North Portland: 512 N Killingsworth St.

Northwest: 2300 NW Thurman St.

Rockwood: 17917 SE Stark St.

Sellwood-Moreland: 7860 SE 13th Ave.

St. Johns: 7510 N. Charleston Ave.

Troutdale: 2451 SW Cherry Park Rd., Troutdale

Woodstock: 6008 S.E. 49th Ave.