State of Oregon Voting Requirements


U.S. Domestic Voters

Federal and State Elections

Oregon State Primary Election held on Tue May 17, 2022



New Voter Registration

Tue Apr 26, 2022

Absentee Ballot Request

Thu May 12, 2022

Absentee Ballot Return

Received by Tue May 17, 2022 8:00pm PDT
Oregon conducts all elections by mail.


You can register to vote or update your registration information:

  • online
  • by mail
  • in person at your elections office

Election Day Voting

Oregon has by-mail voting and all ballots must be received by 8pm on Election Day. The ballots can be left at any drop box site:

Find my Drop Box

All registered voters receive a ballot two to three weeks before an election to complete and insert into the security envelope which is placed in the ballot return envelope and signed by the voter.

The ballot return envelope can be stamped and mailed or dropped off at any official drop box​ across the state. Ballots must be received by 8pm on Election Day.

You are eligible to vote in Oregon if you:

  • Are a U.S citizen
  • Are a resident of Oregon
  • Are at least 18 years old by Election Day

You may preregister to vote in Oregon

  • At the age 16

Student Eligibility

If you are a student, you are eligible to vote in Oregon if:

  • You reside in Oregon but are attending college in another state
  • You reside in another state but attend college in Oregon

Voter Registration

To register to vote in Oregon you should provide one of the following:

  • Oregon Learner's Permit
  • Your Oregon Driver's License Number
  • Your Oregon ID Number

If you do not have any of these ID numbers, you are permitted to use the Last Four Digits of your Social Security Number.

If you do not have any of these IDs, you can provide a copy of one of the following with your registration application:

  • Pay Check
  • Proof of Eligibility under the Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act (UOCAVA) or the Voting Accessibility for the Elderly and Handicapped Act (VAEH)
  • Government Issued Document that shows your current name and address
  • Current Utility Bill
  • Valid Photo ID
  • Bank Statement

Domestic Voter

In-Person Mail Fax Email Online

Voter Registration

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Absentee Ballot Request


Blank Ballot To Voter

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Voted-Absentee Ballot Return

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