Voting Center Express opens in Gresham for the Nov. 3 General Election

October 12, 2020

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Contacts: Tim Scott or Eric Sample, 503-988-VOTE (8683)

Gresham Voting Center Express is open October 12 - November 3 for the November 3, 2020 General Election. 

Beginning today, October 12, 2020 the Voting Center Express inside the Multnomah County East Building at 800 NE 8th Street in Gresham is open for the November 3, 2020 General Election. The Multnomah County Duniway-Lovejoy Elections Building in Southeast Portland also remains open to the public. Both locations are following all safety recommendations provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) including requiring that visitors wear face coverings and follow physical distancing guidelines. Many voter services can also be completed online. For questions, please call 503-988-VOTE (8683).

Gresham Voting Center Express is open October 12 - November 3 for the November 3, 2020 General Election.

At the Voting Center Express in downtown Gresham, you can register to vote or update your voter registration information. You can also get a new ballot to replace a lost or damaged ballot. Voters with a disability can get assistance. Voters who speak a language other than English can get assistance in their preferred language. Elections staff are also available for questions or any other elections-related help.

The Voting Center Express in Gresham is open Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM. We are also offering extended election hours at both the Gresham and SE Portland locations, including remaining open until 7:00 PM tomorrow (10/13) for the Oregon Voter Registration deadline. 

Ballots can only be accepted at the Voting Center Express during open hours. The nearest 24-hour official ballot drop box site is in the parking lot at the Gresham Library at 385 NW Miller Avenue. 

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 www.mcelections.org.

Important Reminder: Oregon’s Voter Registration Deadline is tomorrow, October 13.

Tomorrow, October 13, 2020 is the voter registration deadline for new Oregon voters. Both the Voting Center Express in Gresham and the Multnomah County Duniway-Lovejoy Elections Building in SE Portland will be open 8:00 AM to 7:00 PM for in-person voter registration assistance. You can also call us at 503-988 VOTE (8683) for assistance. 

You can register to vote online with a valid Oregon drivers license, permit, or ID at www.oregonvotes.gov/register. The online registration deadline is 11:59 PM tomorrow, October 13. If you do not have a valid Oregon drivers license, permit, or ID or it has expired you will need to fill out a paper Oregon Voter Registration Card available at the US Post Office, Multnomah County Library locations, and our two voter service locations in SE Portland and Gresham. The paper Oregon Voter Registration Cards must be returned to one of Multnomah County Elections two voter service locations before 7:00 PM October 13 or returned via mail with a USPS postmark of October 13, 2020.

Make a Plan to VOTE! in the November 3, 2020 General Election

Multnomah County Elections encourages you to Make a Plan to VOTE! The action-focused checklist walks through the steps necessary to ensure your vote is counted:

  1. Register to VOTE.

  2. Get your ballot.

  3. VOTE your ballot.

  4. Return your ballot.

  5. Have a VOICE and make a difference!

Ballots will be mailed out Wednesday, October 14

Oregon’s November 3 General Election includes races for President of the United States, U.S. Senate, U.S. House of Representatives, Oregon Secretary of State, State Treasurer, Attorney General, state legislative seats and more. Voters will also decide on statewide and local ballot measures. Ballots will be mailed out beginning Wednesday, October 14 to more than 560,000 registered Multnomah County voters. You can sign up for the Track Your Ballot service to know when your ballot will arrive in your mailbox. Learn more about the service at multco.us/trackyourballot

You can return your ballot as soon as the next day by mail or to an Official Ballot Drop Site. All Multnomah County Official Ballot Drop Sites are listed at multco.us/dropsites.  If you have not received your ballot by October 22, take action by calling Multnomah county Elections at 503-988 VOTE (8683). 

Voted ballots must be received by 8:00 PM on Tuesday, November 3, 2020. For more information about the November 3 General Election or the Voting Center Express, please visit www.mcelections.org.

Countdown to November 3 Election Day

  • Gresham Voting Center Express Opens - October 12, 2020

  • Voter Registration Deadline - October 13, 2020

  • Ballots begin to be mailed to voters - October 14, 2020

  • All voters should have received their ballot. - October 22, 2020

  • Last day to safely return your ballot by mail - October 27, 2020

  • Election Day - Ballots due by 8:00 PM - November 3, 2020

  • Final official election results are certified - November 23, 2020

Main office:

Multnomah County Duniway-Lovejoy Elections Building

1040 SE Morrison Street, Portland OR 97214

Gresham location:

Open October 12 - November 3, 2020 

Voting Center Express at the Multnomah County East Building

600 NE 8th Street, Gresham OR 97030

Phone: 503-988-VOTE (8683)

Email: elections@multco.us

Website: www.mcelections.org