November 7, 2023 Special Election

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 153,200 voters that should expect a ballot in the mail. 

The City of West Linn, Councilor and City of Gladstone, Councilor, Position 4 contests are both to complete an unexpired 4 year term of office. The elected candidates for both the City of West Linn, Councilor and City of Gladstone, Councilor, Position 4 positions will serve the remainder of 4 year terms ending on December 31, 2024. 

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.

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Important Dates

Oct. 12, 2023Voters' Pamphlets will begin arriving in households.  If you would like to request the voters' pamphlet audio files, please contact us by phone at 503-655-8510 or via email elections@clackamas.us.
Oct. 17, 2023Voter 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, 2023Clackamas 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.
Oct. 23, 202311:00 a.m. Public Certification Test of our Vote Tally system.  Observers are welcome.
Nov. 7, 2023Election 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, 2023Deadline for Voters to resolve ballot challenges.
Dec. 4, 2023Hand Count Audit at 1:00 p.m. Observers are welcome.

Absentee Voters

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. 23Ballots for Military and Overseas voters mailed
Oct. 9Ballots for Out-of-State voters mailed

What's on the Ballot?

Candidates

The lists of candidates for each office is included in the linked notices from the city recorders. The City of West Linn, Councilor and City of Gladstone, Councilor, Position 4 contests are both to complete an unexpired 4 year term of office. The elected candidates for both the City of West Linn, Councilor and City of Gladstone, Councilor, Position 4 positions will serve the remainder of 4 year terms ending on December 31, 2024.

Ballot Measures

Information for Districts

Important Dates

Aug. 18Last day for Special Districts to file Request for Ballot Title with Clackamas County Elections.
Sept. 7Last day for jurisdictions to file Notice of Measure Election for inclusion on the November Ballot.
Sept. 11Voters' 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. 15Clackamas County Elections will make Voters' Pamphlet submissions available for public inspection.
Nov. 7Election 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. 4Last day for Clackamas County Elections to certify Election Results.

Phone:503-655-8510
Fax:503-655-8461
Email:elections@clackamas.us

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Office Hours:

Monday - Friday 
8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Saturday, May 18

10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Election Day 
7 a.m. to 8 p.m.