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The May Special District Election will be on May 21, 2019 in Multnomah County. (Photo Courtesy: Multnomah County Elections)
By The Skanner News | The Skanner News
Published: 15 April 2019

Elections Voter Assistance Teams can help voters in their homes, at the facility they live in, or at an elections service location in SE Portland or Gresham.

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 free of charge.

Legally, employers or union representatives cannot provide assistance. Voters with limited English proficiency can also request assistance. The Elections Division can provide 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.

Voters needing assistance can go online, call, email, or visit a Multnomah County Elections location for help with any part of the voting process 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. The voter registration deadline for the May 21 Special District Election is April 30.

All eligible voters in Multnomah County will receive a ballot in the first week of May. Oregon voters can register online 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 open the Voting Center Express in Gresham for this election. The Voting Center Express will be open May 6 - 21, located 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.

For additional information about the upcoming election visit the Multnomah County Elections website.

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