SALEM, OR — Secretary of State Dennis Richardson is announcing the following upcoming election deadlines for next week. 

“I want to ensure that everyone is made aware of these important dates and has the opportunity to plan accordingly,” said Secretary Richardson. “Our democracy is strongest when we all participate.”

Tuesday, August 28: 

  • Last day to file or withdraw candidate statements or ballot measure arguments for the state Voters’ Pamphlet. Statements must be filed or withdrawn electronically using ORESTAR.
  • Last day for nonaffiliated or minor political party candidates to file certificate of nomination.
  • Last day for candidates for local or district offices to file a declaration of candidacy or nominating petition.

Thursday, August 30: 

  • Last day for candidates who file for candidacy with county clerks to file county Voters’ Pamphlet statement.

Election deadlines are also posted and maintained on the Secretary of State Elections Division website and in the elections manuals, also found on the website. For questions, please call the Elections Division at 503-986-1518.

Other Upcoming Dates:

9/22 – Ballots mailed to military and overseas voters

9/24 – National Voter Registration Day

10/10-10/12 – Voters’ Pamphlets delivered

10/16 – Voter registration deadline

10/17 – Mailing ballots begins

11/6 – Election Day 

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