May 21, 2024 Primary Election

May 21, 2024 Primary Election Resources and Information

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April 30, 2024 is the Voter Registration and Party Choice Deadline. Register to vote, update your information, or choose your political party at oregonvotes.gov.

Military and Overseas Voters' Guide (State Voters' Pamphlet)

County Voters' Pamphlet for the May 21, 2024 Primary Election 

  *After the county voters' pamphlets were printed for mailing, a formatting and publication error was found. A small portion of three candidate statements were not included. The error has been corrected for candidate statements on pages C-12, C-18, and C-19. The candidates have been notified.

Observer Schedule - Visit our elections office and be an election observer.

Unofficial Election Results Release Schedule
 

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Candidates/Districts

Sept. 13, 2023Clackamas County Elections will determine the required number of precinct committeepersons positions.
Sept. 14, 2023Candidates may begin to file for open positions. 
Mar. 1, 2024Last day for Special Districts to file Request for Ballot Title with Clackamas County Elections.
Mar. 12, 2024Last day for candidates to file a declaration of candidacy or nominating petition.  Last day for file for precinct commiteeperson.  
Mar. 14, 2024Last day for candidates who file for candidacy with the County Clerk, to file an optional statement for the Voters' Pamphlet with Clackamas County Elections.
Mar. 15, 2024Last day to withdraw candidacy.
Mar. 21, 2024Last day for jurisdictions to file Notice of Measure Election for inclusion on the May Ballot.
Mar. 25, 2024Voters' Pamphlet Submission Deadline -  Last day for voters to submit a measure argument for inclusion in County Voters' Pamphlet.
Mar. 25, 2024Voters' Pamphlet Submission Deadline - Last day for a city candidate to submit a candidate statement for inclusion in County Voters' Pamphlet.
Mar. 29, 2024Clackamas County Elections will make Voters' Pamphlet submissions available for public inspection.

Voters

Apr. 6, 2024Clackamas County Elections mails ballots to Military and Overseas voters.  Early Ballots are available.
Apr. 22, 2024Clackamas County Elections mails ballots to out-of-state voters.
Apr. 30, 2024Voter Registration and Party Choice Deadline.  New Oregon voters can register to vote online at oregonvotes.gov, mail a voter registration form, or register in person.  Mailed registrations must be postmarked today. Voters must choose a political party by this date in order to vote in that major party's closed party primary. Party choice can be checked or updated at oregonvotes.gov.
May 1, 2024Clackamas County Elections mails ballots to voters.  Clackamas County Elections will open Official Ballot Drop Sites.
May 21, 2024Election Day - Clackamas County Elections will be open from 7 a.m. - 8 p.m.  Official Ballot Drop Sites will be closed at 8 p.m.  Ballots must be mailed with a postmark on this date or received in an Official Ballot Drop Site before 8 p.m. First unofficial results will be posted and available shortly after 8 p.m.  
Jun. 17, 2024Deadline for Clackamas County Elections to certify Official Final Election Results.
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Open Positions

Below is a list of positions for which Clackamas County is the filing officer. The filing period for these positions is from September 14, 2023 until 5 p.m. on March 12, 2024. Before filing please review the Candidate Filing Information for information on qualifications, forms, deadlines, campaign finance, and voters' pamphlet statements. You may contact our office with additional questions. For information regarding nonpartisan county races that may result in a nomination or declared winner, click here.

City of Portland's six elected positions will not appear on the May Primary ballot. For more information visit City of Portland Elections Office.

PositionCandidate Filing-by Fee or PetitionVoters' Pamphlet Filing
County Commissioner, Position 1, Chair - 4 Year Term$50 or 500 valid signatures$300
Tootie Smithby fee 9/14/2023View Here
Craig Robertsby fee 10/25/2023View Here
April Lambertby fee 3/12/2024View Here
County Commissioner, Position 3 - 4 Year Term$50 or 500 valid signatures$300
Martha Schraderby fee 9/14/2023View Here
Joanna Harbour (withdrawn 1/23/2024)by fee 9/14/2023 
Amy Nicholsby fee 9/22/2023View Here
Dana Hindman-Allenby fee 11/16/2023View Here
County Commissioner, Position 4 - 4 Year Term$50 or 500 valid signatures$300
Rae Gordonby fee 9/14/2023View Here
Mark Shull by fee 9/27/2023View Here
Melissa Firesideby fee 9/28/2023View Here
Tina Irvineby fee 9/29/2023View Here

County Sheriff - 4 Year Term*

*Candidates who file for Sheriff are required to submit a Sheriff Candidate Eligibility Review to DPSST. 

$50 or 500 valid signatures$300
Angela Brandenburg (DPSST certification received 9/18/2023)by fee 9/14/2023View Here
Lynn Schoenfeld (DPSST certification received 10/18/2023)by fee 9/29/2023View Here
Paul Moore (DPSST certification received 10/26/2023)by fee 10/12/2023View Here
City of Milwaukie, City Councilor, Completion of an Unexpired 4 Year Term $25
Will Anderson View Voters' Pamphlet
City of West Linn, City Councilor, Completion of an Unexpired 4 Year Term $25
Brian Beedle View Voters' Pamphlet
Kevin J. Bonnington View Voters' Pamphlet
Mark Perlman View Voters' Pamphlet
Karen Lopez Carson View Voters' Pamphlet
Noah C Kamp View Voters' Pamphlet
Metro, Councilor, District 3 $100
Gerritt Rosenthal View Here

Please note: There are some positions that will be up for election in May 2024 for which the Secretary of State is the filing officer, including District Attorney and Judge of the Circuit Court. For more information on these positions, please contact the  State Elections Division.

 

Candidate Statement  and Measure Arguments Filing Instructions (OPTIONAL)

Candidate Statement Filing Information for Voters' Pamphlet:  Candidates personal statement/photo to be included in the County Voters' Pamphlet 

  1. Complete Candidate filing above 
  2. Complete Candidate Statement and optional Endorsement Form
  3. Include fee.  Voters' Pamphlet Statement fees listed by filed positions.
  4. Submit: 5:00 pm on March 14th at 5:00 p.m.

Measure Argument Filing Information for Voters' Pamphlet:  Arguments may be filed in favor or opposition once Measure # is assigned. 

  1. Complete Forms - Measure Argument for County Voters' Pamphlet (required) / Statement of Endorsement form (optional)
  2. Include Fee.
  3. Submit: March 25th  at 5:00 p.m.

Measures

DistrictMeasure #TitleMeasure Argument FeeMeasure Argument Deadline
City of Wilsonville3-605Advisory vote on forming a Town Center urban renewal district.$350March 25, 2024 at 5:00 pm
Molalla River School District3-606Bonds replacing Molalla River Middle School, improving safety, classrooms, education$350March 25, 2024 at 5:00 pm
Estacada School District3-607Bonds to increase safety, improve schools, address overcrowding, and repairs$350March 25, 2024 at 5:00 pm
City of Wilsonville3-608Amends Charter Term Limits to Clarify Calculating Years of Service.$350March 25, 2024 at 5:00 pm
City of Wilsonville3-609Amends Charter to Modify Council Term Limits in Certain Circumstances$350March 25, 2024 at 5:00 pm
Metro26-244Bonds to protect animal health; provide conservation, education; increase sustainability$400March 25, 2024 at 5:00 pm
City of Portland26-245Renew Motor Vehicle Fuel Tax for Street Repair, Maintenance, Safety$100March 25, 2024 at 5:00 pm
Portland Public School District26-246Levy Renewal to Maintain Teachers and Classroom Support Staff$100March 25, 2024 at 5:00 pm
Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue34-332Local option levy for fire and emergency medical services$400March 25, 2024 at 5:00 pm

Information for Precinctcommittee Person (PCP) Positions

2024 Precinct Committeeperson (PCP) Information

  • One PCP for every 250 voters, 2 PCP minimum per precinct.
  • PCP Calculations for 2024.
  • Filing begins Sept. 14, 2023.
  • Individuals can file in their resident precinct, or adjacent precinct, or any precinct in their State Representative district, within the same county.
  • Recent changes to party membership requirements for candidates who will turn 18 after the filing deadline and individuals who obtain U.S. Citizenship by the filing deadline.*
  • Write-in votes will only be tallied if declaration or nomination forms have been filed by the deadline.
  • A minimum of 3 votes is required to be elected.

How to file for Precinct Committeeperson (PCP) 

Before you file please verify the precinct you are in with our precinct map.  Many precincts have changed.

There are 3 ways to run for Precinct Committeeperson (PCP):

1.  Candidate Filing Form - SEL105 or Online Filing

  • Deadline to file: March 12, 2024 at 5 p.m.
  • Candidate must be registered in the stated party by September 14, 2023 (180 days prior to the filing deadline.)*
  • Certificate of election will be issued.

2.  Write-in Candidate Declaration Form - SEL105D or Online Filing

  • Deadline to file: May 21, 2024 8 p.m.
  • Candidate must be registered in the stated party by November 23, 2023 (180 days prior to the primary election.)*
  • No write-in acceptance form will be issued, as candidate has attested they will serve if elected. Certificate of Election will be issued, if elected.

3.  Write-in Candidate Nomination Form - SEL105N or Online Filing

  • Deadline to file: May 21, 2024 8 p.m.
  • Candidate must be registered in the stated party by November 23, 2023 (180 days prior to the primary election.)*
  • Candidate will be sent a write-in acceptance form, if elected. If acceptance form is received by deadline, certificate of election will be issued.
  • Nominator and candidate must be a member of the same party and the same State Representative district, within the same county.

*A qualified person who will attain the age of 18 years after the deadline for filing of candidacy and on or before the date of the primary election, and who is registered as a member of the major political party not later than 180 days before the date of the primary election (11/23/2023), is eligible to file a nominating petition for the office of precinct committeeperson.

An otherwise qualified person who becomes a United States citizen during the period beginning 251 days before the date of the primary election and ending on the deadline for filing a declaration of candidacy for the office of precinct committeeperson, and who is registered as a member of the major political party on or before the deadline for filing a declaration of candidacy for the office of precinct committeeperson, is eligible to file a declaration of candidacy for the office of precinct committeeperson, to be listed on the ballot and to be elected to the office, including by write-in votes. (9/13/2023-3/12/2024)

SB 585 amends ORS 249.046 to add: Any candidate for the office of precinct committeeperson who becomes a United States citizen within the period of 180 days.

 

Filed Candidates -

Filed candidates are listed and linked by party.