Secretary of State's Office (Elections Division)
In administering Oregon’s elections, the Secretary of State's Office, Elections Division provides the public, local election officials, candidates, chief petitioners and the press with advice and assistance in conducting elections, filing initiatives and declaring candidacy. The Division is the filing officer for state candidates and initiative, referendum and recall petitions. Election law violations are investigated and penalties administered by the Division.
Statewide Political Parties
- Constitution Party
- Democratic Party of Oregon
232 NE 9th Ave.
Portland, OR 97232
Local Party Link: www.clackamasdems.org
- Independent Party
- Libertarian Party
12602 SW Farmington Rd.
- Pacific Green Party
- The Oregon Republican Party
PO Box 789
Salem, OR 97308
Phone: W 503.587.9233
Local Party Link: www.clackamasgop.org
- Working Families Party
10266 SW Lancaster Rd.
- Federal Election Commission
Created in 1975 to administer and enforce the Federal Elections Campaign Act (FECA) - the statute that governs the financing of federal elections.
- League of Women Voters of Oregon
A grassroots, nonpartisan political organization which encourages the informed and active participation of citizens in government. The state League's purposes are to influence public policy through education and advocacy.
- A Citizen's Guide to the Oregon State Legislature
Includes homepages for the Senate and the House of Representatives, contact information for legislators, district maps, and information about congressional committees.
- Oregon Blue Book
Oregon's official state directory about state, county, city, federal and tribal governments ... and much more.
- Oregon School Boards Association
Online resource for candidates seeking positions on School Boards and Local School Committees.
- Oregon Revised Statutes
Oregon State Legislature's site containing the 2003 edition of the Oregon Revised Statutes.
- Oregon Constitution
A website provided by the Oregon State Legislature containing the Oregon Constitution and the United States Constitution.
A link to Clackamas County's Records Management Division for information on passports and renewing passports.
- Project Vote Smart
A national library of factual information on 40,000 candidates for public office including President of the United States to state legislature to local elected officials.