Welcome Oregon voters! Below you will find your upcoming election dates, voter registration deadlines, state requirements for Voter ID, as well as information on online voter registration, automatic voter registration, vote-by-mail, early voting, and minor pre-registration.


Primary Election Dates & Registration Deadlines

Party Primaries
Registration Deadlines
Same Day Registration
Mail-In Online In-Person
May 15 April 24 (received) April 24 April 24 No


General Election Dates & Registration Deadlines

General Election Registration Deadlines
Same Day Registration
Mail-In Online In-Person
November 6 October 16 (received) October 16 October 16 No


Online Voter Registration

Yes, Oregon has Online Voter Registration. Applicant’s signature must be in DMV database. You can register online here.

Voter ID

Oregon has no voter ID requirements.


Oregon does have “no-excuse” vote-by-mail. All voters in Oregon are mailed a ballot. Your ballot must be received by 8:00 p.m. on Election Day.

Early Voting

All voters in Oregon are mailed a ballot. Each county elections office provides privacy booths for voter who want to vote in person or voters who need assistance. Contact county elections offices for dates and times. Ballots must be received by 8:00 p.m. on Election Day.​​​​​​​​

More information on voting in Oregon is available here.

Automatic Voter Registration (Motor Voter)

Yes, Oregon has Automatic Voter Registration. When individual “interacts” with DMV (new, renewal, or replacement license, permit, or ID card) he/she will automatically receive an Oregon Motor Voter Card through the mail. The individual will then have the opportunity to select a political party (if they choose), and also the opportunity to decline to be registered.

Minor Pre-Registration

Oregon allows voters to pre-register at the age of 16.

Links to State-by-State Charts

2018 Election Dates & Deadlines

Online Voter Registration

Automatic Voter Registration

Vote By Mail

Early Voting

Voter ID

Content Updated Summer 2018


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