Oregon Voting Guide
Voter participation is a critical aspect of a functioning democracy. Every American state holds elections, and every state has different rules and regulations for their voting process. Because it is mail-in only, the voting system in Oregon is different from most other states in the U.S., so it is important to learn about it before casting your ballot.
Am I Eligible to Vote in Oregon?
In order to vote in Oregon, you must be:
- A citizen of the United States of America
- A resident of Oregon
- At least 18 years of age (although you can register to vote at 16)
Additionally, you cannot vote in Oregon if:
- You are a felon currently serving a prison sentence
- You are a felon residing in a half-way house
- You are a felon in a work-release program
- Your voter registration status is inactive or canceled
How to Register in Oregon
There are several ways to register to vote in Oregon. This includes registering:
You can print a voter registration form and drop it off at your local county election office.
At the DMV
You will be registered to vote if you apply for, renew, or replace a driver's license, driver's permit, or ID card.