Election Information

If you need to change your mailing address and are registered in Oregon, you can update your information online at www.oregonvotes.gov.

Last day to register for November 2020 election is October 13, 2020.

If you can’t get it done before the ballots are mailed you have 8 p.m. on Election Day, you can still vote but you need to go into the Election Office. BUT YOU CAN STILL VOTE.

  • Ballots must be received by county elections office by 8:00 pm. Postmarks will not count.

Ballots cannot be forwarded.
Residents can call the Jackson County Elections office at 541-774-6148 or go to 1101 W. Main St., No. 201, in Medford.
Josephine County Elections office is at 500 NW Sixth Street, Grants Pass.

MAIL (need stamp) or DROP IT OFF

Drop site locations (24-Hour, drive-up) .
All drop sites are open until 8 p.m Election day.

Important dates for the General Election/Special Election or Primary voter registration deadline, when ballots will be mailed, and election day.
  • Voter registration deadline is 21 days before the election.
  • Ballots  are mailed between the 18th and 14th day before the election.
  • Election Day in Oregon
There are four regularly scheduled elections every year.
  • General elections are held in November, of even-numbered years. The 1st Tuesday, after the 1st Monday, in November –
  • The 3rd Tuesday in May – Primary
    Primary elections are held in May, of even-numbered years, to select candidates for the general election.
    • The 2nd Tuesday in March, The 3rd Tuesday in September
      Whether an election is held depends on whether the local jurisdiction is putting something before the people to vote on.
  • For state races: Special elections are held when a federal office becomes vacant, or when the Oregon Legislature schedules an election to vote on a ballot measure.

Voters’ Guide

The League of Women Voters publishes both online and printed Voters’ Guides. These nonpartisan publications provide voters with information about the candidates and ballot measures on the ballot.


The League of Women Voters of Oregon Education Fund website. Full of valuable information for Oregon voters including: Voters’ Guides, including in many accessible formats; voting basics; award-winning Oregon Student Mock Election program.

Ballot Measures

The League has a tradition of presenting comprehensive, unbiased Ballot Measure information.
Vote 411.org is a league sponsored website providing information for your unique ballot. No personal data is kept when you enter your information.

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