Election Day is Tuesday, May 17, 2022

May 12, 2022

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

Election Day is Tuesday, May 17, 2022: Ballots must be received at any county elections office in Oregon or Official Ballot Drop Site location by 8 p.m. or mailed and postmarked by Tuesday, May 17

Voted ballots must be received at any county elections office in Oregon or Official Ballot Drop Site location by 8 p.m., Tuesday, May 17, 2022, or mailed and postmarked by May 17, 2022 to be counted. Voters can use any Official Ballot Drop Site including any Multnomah County Library 24-hour book drop to safely and securely deposit ballots. Find your nearest Official Ballot Drop Site at: multco.us/dropsites.

Election Day is Tuesday, May 17, 2022: Ballots must be received at any county elections office in Oregon or Official Ballot Drop Site location by 8 p.m. or mailed and postmarked by Tuesday, May 17.

All registered voters should have received their ballots. Registered voters who have not received their ballots or need a replacement ballot should contact the elections office. In Multnomah County, the Order Ahead Replacement Ballot Service allows voters to go online to multco.us/orderahead, request a replacement ballot and have it ready at “Will Call.” Voters can then pick up their replacement ballot at either the Multnomah County Duniway-Lovejoy Elections Building at 1040 SE Morrison Street, Portland 97214 or the Voting Center Express inside the Multnomah County East Building at 600 NE 8th Street, Gresham 97030

Voters can also call Multnomah County Elections at 503-988-VOTE (8683) or visit the SE Portland or Gresham location in person to get assistance or a replacement ballot. Please note, face coverings are required inside the Multnomah County East Building where the Gresham Voting Center Express is located because it is a shared facility that provides healthcare services.

Extended Evening and Saturday Hours Available at Both Voter Service Locations

Multnomah County Elections normal hours at both the SE Portland and Gresham locations are 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Monday - Friday. Extended office hours at the SE Portland and Gresham locations are:

  • Wednesday, May 11 - Friday, May 13: 8:00 AM – 7:00 PM
  • Saturday, May 14: 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
  • Monday, May 16: 8:00 AM – 7:00 PM
  • Tuesday,  May 17:  7:00 AM – 8:00 PM (Election Day)

Track Your Ballot 

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 can access a special Oregon “I Voted” sticker that’s ready to share on social media. The Track Your Ballot service is available in English plus five languages. Multnomah County voters can sign up by visiting multnomah.ballottrax.net.

30 Multnomah County Official Ballot Drop Sites to Serve You

Multnomah County has 30 Official Ballot Drop Sites available now until 8 p.m. on Election Day for you to return your ballot. Official Ballot Drop Sites include all Multnomah County Library locations. Ballots are picked up from library locations and Official Ballot Drop Boxes on a regular schedule. The list of Official Ballot Drop Sites is available online and below. 

    Portland

    North Portland

    • St. Johns Library (Library Book Drop) –7510 N Charleston Ave. (see map)
    • North Portland Library (Library Book Drop) – 512 N Killingsworth St. (see map)
    • Kenton Library (Library Book Drop) – 8226 N Denver Ave. (see map)
    • Green Zebra Grocery – 3011 N Lombard St. (Official Ballot Drop Box located in the rear parking lot off of N Curtis Ave.) (see map)
    • McCoy Park (Official Ballot Drop Box) – located on the southeast corner of McCoy Park near the intersection of North Trenton St. and North Newman Ave. – Walk up Only) (see map)

    Northeast Portland

    • Albina Library (Official Ballot Drop Box) – 216 NE Knott St. (see map)
    • Hollywood Library (Library Book Drop) – 4040 NE Tillamook St. (see map)
    • McDonald's Restaurant (Official Ballot Drop Box) – 2010 NE César E. Chávez Blvd., located on the west side of N.E. 40th Ave. between NE Tillamook St. and NE Hancock St., and near the Hollywood Library (see map)
    • Gregory Heights Library (Library Book Drop) – 7921 NE Sandy Blvd. (see map)
    • Parkrose Neighborhood – 4390 NE 102nd Ave. – Official Ballot Drop Box located in the east parking lot across the street from MHCC Maywood Park Center on NE 102nd Ave. and NE Prescott St. (see map)

    Northwest Portland

    • Northwest Library (Library Book Drop) – 2300 NW Thurman St. (see map)

    Southeast Portland

    • Multnomah County Elections – 1040 SE Morrison St. (see map)
      • SE 11th Avenue – Official Ballot Drop Box located on the east side of SE 11th Ave. between SE Alder St. and SE Morrison St.
      • SE Belmont Street – Official Ballot Drop Box located on the north side of SE Belmont St. between SE 10th Ave. and SE 11th Ave.
      • 1040 SE Morrison Street – Walk/bike up Official Ballot Drop Site is a slot in the building located at the corner of SE 11th Ave. and SE Morrison St.
    • Belmont Library (Library Book Drop) – 1038 SE César E. Chávez Blvd. (see map)
    • Sellwood – Moreland Library (Library Book Drop) – 7860 SE 13th Ave. (see map)
    • Woodstock Library (Library Book Drop) – 6008 SE 49th Ave. (see map)
    • Holgate Library (Library Book Drop) – 7905 SE Holgate Blvd. (see map)
    • Midland Library (Official Ballot Drop Box) – 805 SE 122nd Ave. (see map)
    • Regal Cinemas Movie Theater / M & M Car Wash – SE Division St. & SE 165th Ave. – Official Ballot Drop Box located in Regal Cinemas parking lot behind M & M Car Wash (see map)
    • Rockwood Library (Library Book Drop) – 17917 SE Stark St.  (see map)

    Southwest Portland

    • A–Boy Supply (Official Ballot Drop Box) – 7365 SW Barbur Blvd. (see map)
    • Capitol Hill Library (Library Book Drop) – 10723 SW Capitol Hwy. (see map)
    • Hillsdale Library (Library Book Drop) – 1525 SW Sunset Blvd. (see map)
    • Central Library – 801 SW 10th Ave. Drive up Library Book Drop located on SW 11th Ave. between SW Yamhill St. and SW Taylor St. (see map)
    • Pioneer Courthouse Square (Official Ballot Drop Box)  – 700 block of SW Broadway (next to Starbucks and across from Nordstrom – Walk up Only) (see map)

    Fairview

    • Fairview – Columbia Library (Library Book Drop) – 1520 NE Village St. (see map

    Gresham

    • Gresham Library (Official Ballot Drop Box) – 385 NW Miller Ave. (see map)
    • Voting Center Express - Multnomah County East Building, 600 NE 8th St. – There is an Official Ballot Drop Box located inside the Voting Center Express on the first floor of the Multnomah County East Building. It is available only during voting center open hours. You will need to park and then walk inside to deposit your ballot. (see map)

    Troutdale 

    • Troutdale Library (Library Book Drop) – 2451 SW Cherry Park Rd. (see map

    Countdown to May 17 Primary Election Day

    • Election Day: May 17, 2022
    • Final election results are certified: June 13, 2022

    Main office:

    Multnomah County Duniway-Lovejoy Elections Building

    1040 SE Morrison Street, Portland OR 97214

    Gresham location:

    Open April 25 – May 17, 2022

    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: MultnomahVotes.gov