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Ballots must be received or postmarked by Tuesday, November 7, 2023

Ballots for the November 7th Special Election must be received by 8 p.m. or postmarked by November 7, 2023, to be counted.
Media release

Participating voters for the November 7, 2023, Special Election have several options to return their ballot. To be counted, voted ballots must be postmarked or returned to an official dropsite by 8 p.m. on Tuesday, November 7, 2023. Only registered Washington County voters in the following districts will be voting on measures in the current election:

  • City of Cornelius
  • Cornelius Rural Fire Protection District
  • Gaston Rural Fire Protection District
  • Scappoose School District
  • West Linn-Wilsonville School District

Mailbox or Drop Box, We’re Ready

The voting deadline is 8 p.m. on the day of the election, Tuesday, November 7, 2023. Ballots that are mailed must be postmarked by Election Day. Ballots deposited in an official drop box must be received by 8 p.m. on Election Day. As of January 1, 2022, Oregon allows for ballots that are postmarked by Election Day and received no later than seven days after an election to be accepted and counted.

November 7, 2023, Election Dropsite Locations

We have four dropsite locations available during the current election. Dropsites will remain open until 8 p.m. election night.

Cornelius City Hall/Library - Map
1355 N Barlow Street, Cornelius 97113
Forest Grove
Forest Grove City Library - Map 
Pacific Avenue, near Birch St. intersection, Forest Grove 97116
Washington County Elections Office - Map 
2925 NE Aloclek Dr, Hillsboro 97124
Tualatin City Hall - Map 
18880 SW Martinazzi Ave, Tualatin 97062 

Sign up to track your ballot

Washington County voters can track the status of their ballot through BallotTrax. Sign up and opt in to receive status updates by text, email or voice message.

Schedule for Election Reporting

Results for the November 7, 2023, Special Election will be posted per the following schedule:

  • Tuesday, November 7, 2023 - 8:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, November 9, 2023 – 4:00 p.m.
  • Friday, November 17, 2023 – 4:00 p.m.
  • Friday, November 24, 2023 – 4:00 p.m.
  • Friday, December 1, 2023 – 4:00 p.m.

The first unofficial results for the November 7, 2023, Special Election will be released shortly after 8 p.m. on Election Day. Updates for all ballots received and processed so far will be shared online to the Washington County voter turnout webpage. Preliminary results will also be provided to the Secretary of State’s website.

Questions? Contact the Elections Office at 503-846-5800

Washington County Elections Office

2925 NE Aloclek Drive, Suite 170
Hillsboro, Oregon 97124 – Map


Silvia Pereida
Public Relations and Communications Coordinator
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