Ballots mailed for May 16, 2023 Special District Election

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The Clackamas County Clerk’s office has begun mailing ballots to registered voters throughout the county for the May 16, 2023 Special District Election.  

The May 16, 2023 Special District Election is a countywide election and every eligible voter will receive a ballot. This election includes contests for positions on local school boards, community colleges, education service districts, fire districts, water districts, and other special districts. There are also city offices and district levy and bond measures for voters in some jurisdictions. Where you live determines what districts, measures, and contests are on your ballot.

Voters should check for their ballot in the mail soon. You may notice that your outer ballot envelope has been updated with Clackamas County’s logo and colors. You will also see that the date of the election is now printed on the front of each envelope.  

Ballots can be mailed back with a valid postmark or returned to an official ballot drop box by 8 p.m. on Election Day, May 16, 2023. No postage is needed. Registered voters who haven’t received a ballot by May 4 should contact Clackamas County Elections for a replacement.  

Official ballot drop boxes, open 24/7 until 8 p.m. on Election Day, May 16, 2023, can be found immediately below. Those marked with an asterisk have drive-up ballot drop access.  


  • Clackamas County Bank*  
    28500 SE Highway 212 map


  • Canby Civic Building  
    222 NE 2nd Ave. map
  • Canby – Arneson Garden*  
    249 S Sequoia Parkway map


  • ColtonTel*  
    20983 S Hwy 211 map 


  • Damascus Square*  
    19830-20000 SE Hwy 212 map


  • Estacada City Hall  
    475 SE Main St. map
  • Estacada Public Library*  
    825 NW Wade St. map


  •  Gladstone Civic Center  
    18505 Portland Ave. map

Happy Valley 

  • Happy Valley City Hall*  
    16000 SE Misty Dr. map
  • Happy Valley Library  
    13793 SE Sieben Park Way map

Lake Oswego

  • Lake Oswego City Hall*  
    380 A Ave. map
  • Lake Oswego – Westlake Park*  
    14165 Bunick Dr. map

Milwaukie / Oak Lodge

  • Clackamas Community College – Harmony Campus  
    7738 SE Harmony Road map
  • Milwaukie City Hall  
    10722 SE Main St. map 
  • Milwaukie Public Safety Building  
    3200 SE Harrison St. map
  • Oak Lodge Library  
    16201 SE McLoughlin Blvd. map


  • Molalla Public Library*  
    201 E 5th St. map

Oregon City

  • Clackamas County Elections / County Clerk’s Office*  
    1710 Red Soils Court map
  • Oregon City – City Hall*  
    625 Center St. map


  • Sandy City Hall  
    39250 Pioneer Blvd. map
  • Sandy Public Library*  
    38980 Proctor Blvd. map


  • Hoodland Public Library  
    24525 E Welches Road map

West Linn 

  • West Linn City Hall  
    22500 Salamo Road map
  • West Linn Public Library  
    1595 Burns St. map


  • Wilsonville City Hall*  
    29799 Town Center Loop E map

Further information about the election can be found on the county’s May 16, 2023 Special District Election webpage.

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