Voters Urged to Mail or Drop Off Ballots Early for Jan 23 Election

For Immediate Release: Monday, January 08, 2018

Sponsored by: Assessment and Taxation Department, Elections Division

Ballots Must Be Received at Official Collection Sites by 8 p.m. Tuesday, January 23

Washington County elections officials are encouraging voters to mail or drop off their ballots as soon as possible for the January 23 Special Election so that all ballots are processed in a timely manner. Voters throughout Oregon should have received their ballots by mail over the recent weekend.

Voters will have until January 18 to send their completed ballots in appropriately signed envelopes with a postmark from the U.S. Postal Service. After this date, completed ballots should be dropped off at official collection sites in order to meet the election's 8 p.m. deadline on January 23. Ballot drop-off sites can be found on the Washington County website at: www.co.washington.or.us/elections

24-hour Drop Off Sites
Voters may drop off their completed ballots at several 24-hour drop-off sites, including:

  • Washington County Elections Office, 3700 S.W. Murray Boulevard, Beaverton (Look for the slot in the front lobby.)
  • Washington County Sheriff's Office and Jail Parking Lot, 236 S.W. Dennis Avenue, Hillsboro (Temporary location due to seismic retrofitting at the Public Services Building.)
  • Banks Library, 42461 N.W. Market Street, Banks
  • Cornelius City Hall, 1355 N. Barlow Street, Cornelius
  • Forest Grove, Pacific Avenue and Birch Street, Forest Grove
  • Hillsboro Library - Main Branch, 2850 N.E. Brookwood Parkway, Hillsboro
  • King City - City Hall, 15300 S.W. 116th Avenue, King City
  • North Plains City Hall, 31360 N.W. Commercial Street, North Plains
  • Sherwood City Hall, 22560 S.W. Pine Street, Sherwood
  • Tigard City Hall, 13125 S.W. Hall Boulevard, Tigard
  • Tualatin City Offices, 18880 S.W. Martinazzi Avenue, Tualatin

Indoor Drop-Off Sites
Official drop boxes at indoor locations (limited hours of operation are available by phone) include:

  • Beaverton Library, 12375 S.W. 5th Street, Beaverton (phone: 503-644-2197)
  • Cedar Mill Library, 12505 N.W. Cornell Road, Portland (phone: 503-644-0043)
  • Hillsboro Library - Shute Park, 775 S.E. 10th Avenue, Hillsboro (phone: 503-615-6500)
  • West Slope Library, 3678 S.W. 78th Avenue, Portland (phone: 503-292-6416)  

Information about vote-by-mail, voter eligibility and other election matters may be found at the Washington County Elections Office website or by calling 503-846-5800.