NEWS RELEASE: All registered voters in Multnomah County should have received their ballots for the May 21, 2024, primary election

May 9, 2024

This release may be viewed in English, Spanish, Chinese, Vietnamese, Russian, Ukrainian and Somali.


Tim Scott or Edward Gutiérrez, 503-988-VOTE (8683)  

Denis Theriault,

A ballot and envelope — don't forget to sign! — for the May 21, 2024, Primary Election.
Multnomah County, Ore. (May 9, 2024) — All registered voters in Multnomah County should have received their ballots by today, May 9, for the May 21, 2024, primary election.

If you have not yet received your ballot by mail, or if you need a replacement ballot, please contact Multnomah County Elections at 503-988-VOTE. 

To be counted, voted ballots must be received by 8 p.m., Tuesday, May 21, at any county elections office in Oregon or at any Official Ballot Drop Site location. Ballots can also be postmarked by May 21 to be counted. 

To find your nearest Official Ballot Drop Site, visit

Read more about postmarks for mailed ballots here

Reminder: This year’s primary election ballot will look different

Candidate contests for City of Portland elected offices will not appear on the May 2024 ballot.

These contests will appear on the Nov. 5, 2024, ballot, which will also be the City's first use of ranked choice voting. To learn more about ranked choice voting in upcoming City of Portland elections, visit

Extended evening and Saturday hours available at both voter service locations

The Multnomah County Duniway-Lovejoy Elections Building is at 1040 S.E. Morrison St. in Portland. There is limited street parking, but this location is near TriMet bus routes 15 and 70. 

The Voting Center Express, inside the Multnomah County East Building, is at 600 N.E. 8th St. in Gresham. The Voting Center Express is a closer service location for more than 165,000 Multnomah County voters who live east of Interstate 205. Parking is free. The Voting Center Express is also located near the TriMet Gresham Central Transit Center MAX Station.

Multnomah County Elections’ normal hours at both voter service locations are 8 a.m.-5 pm. Monday through Friday.

Leading up to the May Primary Election, both the Voting Center Express and Multnomah County Elections Office will offer extended hours:

  • Wednesday, May 15 - Friday, May 17, 8 a.m.-7 p.m.
  • Saturday, May 18, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
  • Monday, May 20, 8 a.m.-7 p.m.
  • Election Day, Tuesday, May 21, 7 a.m.-8 p.m.

Many voter services can also be completed online. If you have questions, please call 503-988-VOTE (8683).

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 18 languages is online at

Track your ballot 

Voters in Multnomah County can sign up for the Track Your Ballot service at

Multnomah County Elections’ Track Your Ballot service is available in multiple languages. Voters can receive ballot tracking alerts and updates in English, Spanish, Russian, Somali, Vietnamese, Ukrainian or Chinese. Alerts also indicate whether a ballot has been accepted for counting or whether it requires further action by the voter. Voters can receive a virtual “I Voted” sticker after they return their ballots. 

Multnomah County Official Ballot Drop Sites 

Multnomah County has 30 Official Ballot Drop Sites available now until 8 p.m. on Election Day where you can return your voted ballot. Official Ballot Drop Sites include most Multnomah County Library locations. Ballots will be picked up from library locations and all other Official Ballot Drop Sites on a regular schedule. All Multnomah County Official Ballot Drop Sites are listed at

Countdown to May 21 Primary Election Day

  • All voters should have received their ballot: May 9, 2024
  • Election Day: May 21, 2024
  • Final election results are certified: June 17, 2024

Main office:

Multnomah County Duniway-Lovejoy Elections Building

1040 S.E. Morrison St., Portland, OR 97214

Gresham location:

Open April 25 to May 21, 2024

Voting Center Express at the Multnomah County East Building

600 N.E. 8th St., Gresham, OR 97030

Phone: 503-988-VOTE (8683)