Election Day is November 8
- October 18 Deadline to postmark voter registration
- October 19 First day ballots are mailed out
- October 25 Last day ballots are mailed out
- November 8 Deadline to postmark mail-in ballots
- November 8 Election day
To register to vote in Oregon, you must be:
- A U.S. citizen
- A resident of Oregon
- At least 16 years old (must be 18 years old to vote)
How to register to vote:
- Online using My Vote.
- By mail using a voter registration form. This form also is available in multiple languages.
- In person at the county elections office or at certain state agencies like the DMV.
Vote by Mail
Vote-by-mail is a modern and secure way to vote that Oregonians have been using for more than 20 years. Oregon has been an all vote by mail state for twenty years. Voters’ pamphlets and ballots are mailed to active registered voters two to three weeks before each statewide election. Voters can return ballots by mailed or at any official drop box across the state.
- Fill out the Absentee Ballot Request Form, The ballot can be mailed or dropped off at any official drop box across the state or delivered to the county elections office, or
- Update online using My Vote.
Ballots must be received or mailed with a valid post mark by 8 p.m. on Election Day.
Voter Registration ID Requirements
To register to vote online you will need an Oregon driver’s license, permit or ID card number issued by the Oregon Driver and Motor Vehicle Services Division (DMV). If you do not have an Oregon driver’s license, permit or ID card, you can still use the online voter registration application. The information you enter will display on a voter registration card (PDF document) that you will need to print, sign and deliver to your county elections office to complete your registration.
- Guide for Voter Registration Drives in Oregon
- NARF Native Voter State Guide for Oregon
- Native American Voting Rights (NAVRA)
- A Tribal Leaders Guide to Prepare for the Next Election
- Addressing: A Guide for Tribes
- Native Language Speakers Have Voting Rights!
- Examples of Voter Discrimination and Suppression in Indian Country
- Native Americans Depend on Ballot Collection
Tribes in Oregon
Federally recognized tribes
- Confederated Tribes of the Warm Springs Reservation of Oregon
- Klamath Tribes
- Confederated Tribes of the Coos, Lower Umpqua and Siuslaw Indians
- Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians of Oregon
- Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde Community of Oregon
- Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation
- Coquille Indian Tribe
- Cow Creek Band of Umpqua Tribe of Indians
- Alturas Indian Rancheria, California
- Burns Paiute Tribe
State recognized tribes
Native Vote Coordinator
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Major Party Contact Information
Chair, Frank Dixon
Chairman, Bill Currier