May 16, 2023 Special District Election

Important Dates


Feb. 4 Last day for county to publish Notice of Special District Election
Feb. 6 First day to file for Special District position
Feb. 24 Last day for Special Districts to file Request for Ballot Title
March 16 Last day to file/withdrawal Special District position / Last day to file Noticed Measure Election Ballot Title
March 20 Voters' Pamphlet Deadline - Last day to file optional candidate statement and measure argument for inclusion in County Voters' Pamphlet
March 24 Voters' Pamphlet submissions available to public


April 1 Elections Division mails ballots to Military/ and Overseas voters
April 17 Elections Division mails ballots to out of state voters
April 25 Voter Registration Deadline.  New Oregon voters can register to vote online at, mail a voter registration form, or register in person.
April 26 Ballots mailed to voters/Drop Sites opened
May 12 Public Certification Test of our vote tally system - Time TBD
May 16 Election Day - Office open 7:00 am - 8:00 pm - Ballots must be postmarked today or received in a drop box/Elections office by 8:00 pm.
June 6 Deadline to resolve ballot challenges
June 12 Final Election results certified

Notice of Request for Ballot Title

Jurisdiction Title Published Last Day to Challenge Ballot Title 
Molalla Rural Fire Protection District #73 Local Option Renewal Levy to Maintain Fire, Emergency Medical Operations

The Oregonian-1/20/2023 



Open Postions

An Election will be conducted on May 16, 2023, to vote for candidates for local school, fire, water, and other Special District board members.

Open Positions will be posted by Feb. 4th
Candidate Filings begin: Feb. 6th
Candidate Filing Deadline: Mar. 16th


Candidate Filing Instructions

1.  Determine eligibility.

       -  Review the Qualifications to Hold Office in Special Districts.  The list of open positions will be listed below.

2.  Submit Candidate Filing Form(Required)

       -  Fee- $10, cash/check (made out to Clackamas County Elections) only NO credit/debit cards)


          Petition (information on petition signature requirements)

      Filings will be accepted from February 6th - March 16th at 5:00 p.m.
      By mail/in person: 1710 Red Soils Ct, Suite 100
                                             Oregon City, OR 97045

3.  Submit Candidate Statement for Voters' Pamphlet. (Optional)

       -  Fee- $25, cash/check (made out to Clackamas County Elections) only NO credit/debit cards

       -  Photo and Statement of Endorsement (If including, hard copies are required.)

       -  Filed candidates can submit an optional Voters' Pamphlet Statement from February 6th - March 24th at 5:00 pm.
                By mail/in person: 1710 Red Soils Ct, Suite 100
                                              Oregon City, OR 97045

Additional Information:
 - Qualifications to Hold Office in Special Districts
 - County, City, and District Candidate Manual 

Canby School District
Colton School District
Estacada School District
Gladstone School District
Lake Oswego School District
Molalla River School District
North Clackamas School District
Oregon City School District
Oregon Trail School District 
West Linn School District
Clackamas Community College District
Clackamas Education Service District


Canby Fire
Colton Fire
Estacada Fire
Hoodland Fire
Lake Grove Fire
Monitor Fire
Molalla Fire
Sandy Fire


Aldercreek Barlow Water
Boring Water
Clackamas River Water
Colton Water
Country Club Water
Lake Grove Water
Lower Clackamas Water Control 
Mossy Brae Water
Mulino Water 
Oak Lodge Water Services Authority
Palatine Hill Water
Rivergrove Water
Riverside Water
Sleepy Hollow Water
Southwood Park Water
Sunrise Water
Wildwood Annex Water


Canby Area Parks & Recreation
Estacada Cemetery
Govt Camp Roads
Govt Camp Sanitary
Molalla Aquatic
South Clackamas Transportation 




1710 Red Soils Court, Suite 100 Oregon City, OR 97045

Office Hours:

Monday to Thursday
8:30 5 p.m.

8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.