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[[Oregon]] uses a [[closed primary]] system, meaning voters must register with a party to be able to vote in their primary election.
 
[[Oregon]] uses a [[closed primary]] system, meaning voters must register with a party to be able to vote in their primary election.
  
To vote in Oregon, you must meet the following requirements:
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To vote in Oregon, you must meet the following requirements:<ref name=reg>[http://oregonvotes.org/pages/voterresources/regtovote/index.html Voter registration info]</ref>
  
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:*A resident of Oregon
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:*A US citizen
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:*At least 17 years old
  
 
===When and where===
 
===When and where===
 
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You may also register to vote at any County Elections office, the office of the Secretary of State, any DMV office or by downloading the registration form and sending it to your County Elections office.  The deadline to register is 21 days before an election.<ref name=reg/>
  
 
==Voting on election day==
 
==Voting on election day==

Revision as of 01:32, 30 July 2012

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This page has information relating to voting in Oregon. For full information contact your state election agency.

Registration

Oregon uses a closed primary system, meaning voters must register with a party to be able to vote in their primary election.

To vote in Oregon, you must meet the following requirements:[1]

  • A resident of Oregon
  • A US citizen
  • At least 17 years old

When and where

You may also register to vote at any County Elections office, the office of the Secretary of State, any DMV office or by downloading the registration form and sending it to your County Elections office. The deadline to register is 21 days before an election.[1]

Voting on election day

Vote by mail. If you do not provide valid identification during registration, you will not be eligible to vote for Federal races. You will, however, still be eligible to vote for state and local contests.[2]

Poll times

See also: State Poll Opening and Closing Times

Oregon is an elections by mail state, however a voter can still vote on election day at their local municipal clerks office 7:00 AM to 8:00 PM Pacific Time.[3]

Absentee voting

Oregon exclusively uses a vote-by-mail system. As such, there is no need for explicit absentee or early voting procedures.[4]

Early voting

There is no early voting in Oregon.

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