Instructions for voting

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  • How To: Register to Vote

    Voter registration requirements and deadlines. Register to vote

  • How To: Vote

    Find out how, where, and when to vote. How to vote

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How to Register to Vote

Register Online

You’ll need an Oregon driver’s license or ID card to register online.

Register Online


Check if you’re registered to vote

secure.sos.state.or.us

Registration requirements

  • Be a US citizen
  • Live at an Oregon address by Oct 18
  • Be 17 years old to register and 18 years old by Election Day, Nov 6 to vote in the 2016 election
  • Not be in jail for a felony
  • Not currently be judged incapacitated by a court

How to Vote

Vote on Election Day
Nov 6

If you don’t want to vote by mail, contact your county board of elections for in-person voting locations and times on Election Day, Nov 6

Absentee ballot received by
November 6

Vote on Election Day
November 6

If you don’t want to vote by mail, contact your county board of elections for in-person voting locations and times on Election Day, Nov 6.

Voting requirements
  • Be a US citizen
  • Be registered to vote in Oregon. Check if you’re registered to vote.
  • Live at an Oregon address by Oct 18 to vote for all candidates, or live at an Oregon address by Election Day, Nov 6 and vote only for US president and vice president
  • Be 18 years old by Election Day, Nov 6
  • Not be in jail or in prison for a felony
  • Not currently be judged incompetent by a court

ID requirements

ID is not required to vote in Oregon.

Frequently Asked Questions