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Man holding sign reading “Tat ca moi ngoi deu duoc chao don tai day.” The photo is accompanied by this text: “Multnomah County Elections provides assistance to voters with disabilities or to voters who need help in their native language. Interpreters are available free of charge on request. More info at: multco.us/education-and-outreach”
Multnomah County Elections
Published: 18 December 2017

Multnomah County Elections reminds voters that Jan. 2 is the voter registration deadline for the Jan. 23 Special Election.

All eligible voters in Multnomah County will receive a ballot in the first week of the new year. Oregon voters can register online at www.oregonvotes.gov/myvote or fill out a paper Oregon Voter Registration Card available from the elections office, public library, Oregon DMV, or post office.

Voters who will be away from home on election day should contact the elections office to request an absentee ballot as soon as possible. 

Multnomah County Elections will be opening an additional location in Gresham for this election. The Voting Center Express will be open Jan. 8 – Jan. 23 inside the Multnomah County East Building. Voters will be able to replace a lost ballot, get help voting, ask questions, or vote in person at the Voting Center Express in downtown Gresham. 

 

Voters with Disabilities or Limited English:

Voters with disabilities can request help with voting from a friend, family member or someone else they know. If needed, voters can also call and request voting and elections related help from Multnomah County Elections. Elections Voter Assistance Teams can help a voter in their home, at the facility they live in, or at an elections service location in SE Portland or Gresham. This help is always free of charge. Legally, employers or union representatives cannot provide assistance.

Voters with limited English proficiency can also request assistance. Multnomah County Elections provides an interpreter, free of charge to anyone who needs help in voting or elections processes in a language other than English. Telephone interpretation is available in any language and there are bilingual elections staff.

Multnomah County Elections provides an interpreter, free of charge to anyone who needs help in voting or elections processes in a language other than English

Voters needing assistance can go online, call, email, or visit a Multnomah County Elections location for help in any step in voting including: signing up to vote, marking or reading the ballot, updating voter registration information, understanding elections rules and steps in voting, or any other elections related help.

Multnomah County Elections wants all voters to be able to vote easily, privately and independently, understand the steps in voting, understand elections rules, and know who to ask for help.  Each voter’s situation can be different. 

 

Main office:

Multnomah County Duniway-Lovejoy Elections Building

1040 SE Morrison Street, Portland OR 97214

*The elections office will be CLOSED Monday, December 25, 2017 for the Christmas Day federal holiday.

 

Gresham location:

Open Jan. 8, 2018 – Jan. 23, 2018

Voting Center Express at the Multnomah County East Building

600 NE 8th Street, Gresham OR 97030

Phone: 503-988-3720

 

Email: elections@multco.us

Website: www.mcelections.org

 

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