Information for Voters
There will be a Special Election on Nov. 7, 2023. This is not a county-wide election. If you reside in the cities of Gladstone, Molalla, or West Linn; the Aurora, Hoodland, or Riverdale fire districts, or the North Clackamas, Silver Falls, or West Linn–Wilsonville school districts; you are one of 175,000 voters that should expect a ballot in the mail.
Oct. 17 is the Voter Registration Deadline for this election. Visit oregonvotes.gov to register to vote or update your information. For your convenience, our office will be open until 7 p.m. on Oct. 17.
Ballots will be mailed out to all eligible voters on Oct. 18. Ballots must be postmarked or received at an Official Ballot Drop Site by 8 p.m. on Election Day, Nov. 7, 2023.
|Oct. 12, 2023||Voters' Pamphlets will begin arriving in households.|
|Oct. 17, 2023||Voter Registration Deadline. Last day to register to vote for this election. Clackamas County Elections will be open 8:30 a.m. until 7 p.m.|
|Oct. 18, 2023||Clackamas County Elections will mail ballots to voters. If you have not received your ballot by October 25 please contact our office to Request a Replacement Ballot. Clackamas County Elections opens Official Ballot Drop Sites.|
|Nov. 7, 2023||Election Day. Clackamas Elections will be open 7 a.m. - 8 p.m. Ballots must be postmarked today or received in an Official Ballot Drop Box by 8 p.m. Clackamas County Elections will conduct Public Certification Test of our vote tally system at 9 a.m. Observers are welcome.|
|Nov. 28, 2023||Deadline for Voters' to resolve ballot challenges.|
If you plan to be away from home during the election please make sure you update your absentee information. Clackamas County Elections mails Absentee ballots earlier to allow additional time to be received and returned.
|Sept. 23||Ballots for Military and Overseas voters mailed|
|Oct. 9||Ballots for Out-of-State voters mailed|
What's on the Ballot?
Ballot Measure Filings
Ballot Measure filing deadline is September 7 at 5 p.m.
Measure numbers are assigned during the filing of the Notice of Measure Election and will be posted below.
|Voters In||Measure #||Ballot Title||Voters' Pamphlet Argument Fee (Cash/Check only)|
|North Clackamas School District||3-599||Local Option Levy Renewal To Maintain Teaching Positions, Classroom Programs|
|City of Gladstone||3-600||Renewal of Current Operating Levy for Police Services||$250|
|City of Gladstone||3-601||Renewal of Current Operating Levy for Fire and Medical Services||$250|
|City of Molalla||3-602||Molalla General Obligation Bond Authorization for Police Station||$250|
|Hoodland Fire District||3-603||Renewal of Five-Year Local Option Tax for Emergency Operations||$250|
|West Linn - Wilsonville School District||3-604||Renewal of Five-Year Local Option Tax for General Operations||$400|
|Silver Falls School District||24-486||Bonds to Increase Safety, improve schools, replace Silverton Middle School||$200|
|Aurora Fire District||24-488||Five Year Levy for Maintaining 24/7 Staffing and Operations||$200|
|Riverdale Fire District||26-241||Five-Year Local Levy to Pay for Emergency Services||$100|
Once a Measure # is assigned, Measure Arguments can be submitted for inclusion in the Voters' Pamphlet. Arguments can be in favor or opposition to the measure. The cost of arguments is determined by the number of voters in the district. For more information please see Voters' Pamphlet Information below.
City Recorders will certify positions by Sept. 7, 2023. The Elections Division will post the list of candidates below upon receipt.
|City||Voters' Pamphlet Candidate Statement Cost||Voters' Pamphlet Deadline|
|City of Gladstone||$50 (Cash or Check only)||9/11/2023 at 5 p.m.|
|City of West Linn||$100 (Cash or Check only)||9/11/2023 at 5 p.m.|
Certified Candidates may file an optional statement to appear in the voters' pamphlet. For more information please visit Voters' Pamphlet Information below.
Information for Districts
|Aug. 18||Last day for Special Districts to file Request for Ballot Title with Clackamas County Elections.|
|Sept. 7||Last day for jurisdictions to file Notice of Measure Election for inclusion on the November Ballot.|
|Sept. 11||Voters' Pamphlet Submission Deadline - Last day for candidates to file optional candidate statement / statement of endorsement with Clackamas County Elections. Last Day for voters to submit a measure argument / statement of endorsement for inclusion in County Voters' Pamphlet.|
|Sept. 15||Clackamas County Elections will make Voters' Pamphlet submissions available for public inspection.|
|Nov. 7||Election Day - Clackamas County Elections will conduct Public Certification Test of our vote tally system - 9 a.m. Observers are welcome. Clackamas County Elections will be open 7 a.m. - 8 p.m. Ballots must be postmarked today or received in an Official Ballot Drop Box by 8 p.m.|
|Dec. 4||Last day for Clackamas County Elections to certify Election Results.|