Nov. 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 175,000 voters that should expect a ballot in the mail. 

Oct. 17 is the Voter Registration Deadline for this election. Visit 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.
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.
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.

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?

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 InMeasure #Ballot TitleVoters' Pamphlet Argument Fee (Cash/Check only)
North Clackamas School District3-599Local Option Levy Renewal To Maintain Teaching Positions, Classroom Programs



City of Gladstone3-600Renewal of Current Operating Levy for Police Services$250 
City of Gladstone3-601Renewal of Current Operating Levy for Fire and Medical Services$250 
City of Molalla3-602Molalla General Obligation Bond Authorization for Police Station$250 
Hoodland Fire District3-603Renewal of Five-Year Local Option Tax for Emergency Operations$250 
West Linn - Wilsonville School District3-604Renewal of Five-Year Local Option Tax for General Operations$400 
Silver Falls School District24-486Bonds to Increase Safety, improve schools, replace Silverton Middle School$200 
Aurora Fire District24-488Five Year Levy for Maintaining 24/7 Staffing and Operations$200 
Riverdale Fire District26-241Five-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.

Candidate Filings

City Recorders will certify positions by Sept. 7, 2023. The Elections Division will post the list of candidates below upon receipt.

CityVoters' Pamphlet Candidate Statement CostVoters' 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

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.


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