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Oregon Voting Guide

Welcome to FindLaw's Oregon Voter Guide. We'll answer your questions about voting in the next election, voter eligibility, voter registration, registration deadlines, mail-in voting, special accommodations for disabled West Virginia voters, election information, and much more.

The Oregon voting system is mail-in only, which differs from most other states. Learn what to expect in Oregon elections in our Oregon Voting Guide.

Am I eligible to Vote in Oregon?

To become a state voter in Oregon, you must be:

  • A U.S. citizen
  • A resident of Oregon
  • At least 18 years old (you can register to vote at 16)

The following people cannot vote in Oregon:

  • Felons currently serving a prison sentence
  • Felons residing in a half-way house
  • Felons in a work-release program
  • People whose voter registration status is inactive or canceled

Oregon's voters’ pamphlet FAQ can help you better understand your voting eligibility. You can also check your voter registration status online.


Where Do I Vote?

Because all voting in Oregon is done by mail, there are no absentee ballots or polling places. However, you can place your filled-out ballot in one of many ballot drop boxes.

How To Register in Oregon

There are several ways to register to vote in Oregon. This includes registering:

In Person

You can print a voter registration form and drop it off at your local county election office.


You can register to vote online on the Oregon Online Voter Registration website.

At the DMV

When you apply for, renew, or replace a driver's license, driver's permit, or ID card, the DMV automatically registers you to vote.

By Mail

You can fill out a voter registration form and mail it to your county elections office.

Oregon Voting Resources

Your vote counts. Take the time to learn how and when to vote.


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