Multnomah County today advised voters that Friday, October, 31 should be considered the last day for voters in Multnomah County to rely on timely USPS delivery of ballots in time for the November 4, 2008 presidential election. Ballots must be received by 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 4 to be counted. Postmarks do not count.
Voters may deposit ballots at the Multnomah County Elections Office, at 1040 SE Morrison St. Elections officials have implemented new traffic configurations to alleviate congestion. A new Official Drop Site is located on the north side of SE Belmont, between SE 10th Ave and 11thAve., for motorists headed east, in addition to the existing Official Drop Site headed south on SE 11th Ave.
Voters also have the option to take advantage of secure ballot drop-off locations throughout the county to minimize the need for travel and to reduce potential related traffic congestion.
Multnomah County has seven 24-hour ballot drop sites and ballot drop-off boxes in all 17 Multnomah County Libraries. Ballot drop boxes are official and secure places for voters to deposit ballots for receipt at the Multnomah County Elections Division. Boxes will be emptied as needed and promptly at 8:00 p.m. on Election Day.
The ballot drop sites are listed online with maps at http://www.mcelections.org/election_information/drop_sites.shtml
and are as follows:
Official 24-hour Ballot Drop sites:
A-Boy Supply: 7365 SW Barbur Blvd.
Goodwill Store: 3134 North Lombard St.
Gresham Library: 385 NW Miller St., Gresham (Box location: parking lot)
McDonald's Restaurant: 2010 NE 39th Ave.
(Box location: west side, NE 40th Avenue between NE Tillamook and NE Hancock)
Midland Library: 805 SE 122nd Ave. (Box location: parking lot)
Multnomah County Elections: 1040 SE Morrison St.
Pioneer Courthouse Square: 700 block of SW Broadway
Albina: 3605 NE 15th Ave.
Belmont: 1038 SE 39th Ave.
Capitol Hill: 10723 SW Capitol Highway
Central: 801 SW 10th Ave.
Fairview-Columbia: 1520 NE Village St., Fairview
Gregory Heights: 7921 NE Sandy Blvd.
Gresham: 385 NW Miller St., Gresham
Hillsdale: 1525 SW Sunset Blvd.
Holgate: 7905 SE Holgate Blvd.
Hollywood: 4040 NE Tillamook St.
Midland: 805 SE 122nd Ave.
North Portland: 512 N Killingsworth St.
Northwest: 2300 NW Thurman St.
Rockwood: 17917 SE Stark St.
Sellwood-Moreland: 7860 SE 13th Ave.
St. Johns: 7510 N. Charleston Ave.
Woodstock: 6008 S.E. 49th Ave.