Our Homes, Our Votes,
Things You Need To Know:
1. Registration Deadline:
The deadline to register online to vote is Tuesday, October 13, 2020.
The deadline for registering by mail to vote is (postmarked by) Tuesday, October 13, 2020.
The deadline to register in person to vote is Tuesday, October 13, 2020.
Oregon's early voting is by mail. Ballot drop box sites are open 18-20 days before Election Day, depending on your area. Wednesday, October 28, 2020 is the last day ballots can be mailed. After this date, ballots must be put into a drop box
2. Polling Times:
3. Is Early Voting Available:
Yes, in person at a county elections office
4. Can I Vote by Mail:
Yes, You can register here.
*All voters can vote by mail*
5. ID Needed for Voting:
Oregon has a vote by mail process. Your signature will be matched with your voter registration card to verify your identity. You must provide your valid Oregon Driver's License, Permit or ID number. A suspended Driver's License is valid, a revoked Driver's License is not valid. -orIf you do not have valid Oregon ID, provide the last four digits of your Social Security number. -orIf you do not have valid Oregon ID or Social Security number, provide a copy of one of the following that shows your name and current address. acceptable identification g valid photo identification g a paycheck stub g a utility bill g a bank statement g a government document g proof of eligibility under the Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act (UOCAVA) or the Voting Accessibility for the Elderly and Handicapped Act (VAEH).
No notary or witness requirement for return of mail ballot & No ID requirement to vote by mail
6. Voting Without Address
The Oregon voter registration form requires a residential address. The website includes a section on voting under special circumstances. It contains information for voters who are experiencing homelessness. "Homeless U.S. Citizens Have a Right to Vote Voters must provide a residence address on the voter registration form, but this address may be any definable location in the county that describes their physical location. This could be a shelter, park, motor home, or other identifiable location. The mailing address of a person who is homeless or who resides where mail service is unavailable can be the office of the county clerk. Voters can pick up their ballot at the county elections office."
7. Interesting Notes
The website (not just the application form) is available in a number of languages.
A one-page snapshot of the information advocates need to make the case for socially just housing policy.