Vote-By-Mail Made Easy
|All elections in Oregon are
Vote-by-Mail. This means that registered voters receive their ballots in the
mail and can vote in the comfort of their home.|
County Voters' Pamphlet
State Voters' Pamphlet
|Ballots are mailed to every registered voter 18 to 20 days before
The Secrecy Sleeve is optional and not required. The election Staff will ensure the secrecy of your ballot.
Your ballot Signature Return ID Envelope has an area for you to sign.You must sign your Signature Return ID Envelope in order for your ballot to be counted.
An Elections Official will compare the signature on your Signature Return ID Envelope to the signature(s) on your voter registration record to verify your identity.
Signing another person's name is illegal. You must sign your own ballot Signature Return ID Envelope.
For more information on the ballot see:
You may also receive election supplements:
|To further understand how the system works, you may view this short video that demonstrates the various procedures and safe-guards that ensure the integrity of the entire vote-by-mail process. The video “unwraps” the story of the mail-in ballot and takes viewers behind the scenes, highlighting the efforts of staff, who make certain that votes are tallied accurately and that strict handling procedures are followed at all times.|