Multnomah County today advised voters that Friday, Jan. 22, should be considered the last day for voters in Multnomah County to safely mail ballots in time for the Jan. 26 Special Election. Ballots must be received by 8 p.m. on Jan. 26 to be counted. Postmarks do not count. Registered voters who have not received a ballot or have other questions can call 503-988-3720 or stop by the Elections office (1040 SE Morrison St., Portland) to resolve issues prior to Election Day.
Voters can take advantage of any Official Ballot Drop site, located throughout the county, through 8 p.m., Election Day, Jan. 26. Voters may deposit ballots at the Multnomah County Elections Office, at 1040 SE Morrison St. An Official Drop Box is located on SE 11th and on SE Belmont St. and a walk-up drop slot is available on SE Morrison St.
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 p.m. on Election Day.
Ballot drop sites are online at http://www.mcelections.org/election_information/drop_sites.shtml and as follows:
Official 24-hour ballot drop sites:
A-Boy Supply: 7365 SW Barbur Blvd.
Goodwill Store: 3134 North Lombard St.
McDonald's Restaurant: 2010 NE 39th Ave. (Box location: west side, NE 40th Avenue between NE Tillamook and NE Hancock)
Midland Branch Library - 805 SE 122nd Ave.
Multnomah Co. Elections: 1040 SE Morrison St.
Pioneer Courthouse Square: 700 block of SW Broadway (next to Starbucks and across from Nordstrom)
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.