Election Information

 Deadlines & Dates, Candidates, Election Campaigning & Signage, Voter Information, Press Releases, Ballot Drop Sites, Sample Ballots, Results


Election Integrity Information – web page provided by the Secretary of State, Election Division


May 16, 2023 Special District Election Information

Current Election is – May 16, 2023
Military/Overseas absentee voter ballots will be mailed on or before April 1, 2023
Out of State absentee voter ballots will be mailed on April 17, 2023
Local ballots will be mailed 04/26/2023 (if you have not received your ballot by Monday, May 8, 2023,  please contact our office).

Notice – publishing of Election Results

Return voted ballots in an official ballot drop box no later than 8:00 pm, Tuesday, May 16, 2023, or by mail, postmarked no later than Election Day.
Ballot Drop sites open 20th day before each election thru election day only.
Last day for New Oregon voters to register to vote for the Special District Election, is Tuesday, April 25, 2023. (Post marks DO count.)
Dates & Deadlines

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Publication Notice – Districts & Positions available for filing


First Day to File:  February 04, 2023
Last Day to File: 5:00 pm, Thursday, March 16, 2023

Filed candidates – coming at a later date


SEL 190 – Candidate Filing Form (required) + $10 filing fee

or SEL 190 (required) + or SEL 121 – Nonpartisan Signature Petition Sheet + SEL 338 – Petition Submission Form


Local Candidates Statement (only if provided)
Website posting Candidate Statement form (fillable pdf)
Request for Voter list – form (pdf)

Request for Voter list – pdf fillable form


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 Please visit:  http://sos.oregon.gov/elections/Pages/manuals-tutorials.aspx , under “Additional Manuals” for the Restriction on Political Campaigning by Public Employees – ORS 260.432 and a Quick Reference Guide.
Regarding Political Signs, please see Malheur County Code, Title 6, Chapter 7:


ODOT – Political Sign Rules & Restrictions

Election Campaigning & Signage

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 Last day for New Oregon voters to register to vote November 08, 2022, General Election, is Tuesday, October 18, 2022. (Post marks DO count for voter registration cards.)
 Register to Vote Online
 Download an Oregon Voter Registration Card (fillable pdf)
 Malheur County Absentee Ballot Request Form

Replacement Ballot Request Form

 State Election Publications and Forms
Find your Oregon Congressional District information
 Precinct List and location
 Republican Party/Local Precinct Representative List (PCP) for 2022/2023
Democratic Party/Local Precinct Representative List (PCP) for 2022/2023

Voter information

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Press Release – Closed Primary May 17, 2022 – posted 2/23/22

Press Release – Deadline to file for May 17, 2022 Primary Election – posted 2/23/22

Press Release – Vale Official Ballot Drop Box moved – posted 4/28/21


Press Release – 10/22/18 – Return signature envelope required
OP-ED – Election Security
Press Release – Voter Turnout / Results – Owyhee Canyonlands Advisory Ballot
Election Press Releases

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Current Election is – November 08, 2022
Ballot drop sites open 20th day before each election through election day only
Outside boxes– 24/7 (until 8:00 pm Election Day) Current Election is – November 08, 2022

    • *Vale – Malheur County Courthouse, corner of “C” St and Bryant St       (*NEW LOCATION – drive up – parking lot in back of Courthouse)
    • Ontario – Ontario Community Library, 388 SW 2nd Ave, Ontario
    • Nyssa – Nyssa City Library, 319 Main St, Nyssa
    • Jordan Valley – Yturri Blvd, County Right of Way, Across from the Post office

Ballot Drop Sites

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November 08, 2022 – General Election

 Notice:  See ORS – 260.695 Sample Ballot Regulations

Warning:  The sample ballots are large files, please
give them plenty of time to
Ballot Style 1 – Ont (City of Ontario – Precincts 1,2,3 &4)

Ballot Style 2 – Co (County – Precincts 5,6,7,9,11,13,14,15,16,17,18,19,21,22,23 &24)

Ballot Style 3 – Nys (City of Nyssa – Precinct 8)

Ballot Style 4 – Adr (City of Adrian – Precinct 10)

Ballot Style 5 – Val (City of Vale – Precinct 12)

Ballot Style 6 – JV (City of Jordan Valley – Precinct 20)

Current Voter Turnout – see below
Tuesday, November 1st – 20.2%
Monday, October 31st – 18.4%
Friday, October 28th – 13.3%
Thursday, October 27th10.7%
Wednesday, October 26th – 7.9%
Tuesday, October 25th – 4%

Sample Ballots

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Malheur County Election Results
Statewide results – Current (will be available at the next state/federal election)
Statewide results – History
Election Results

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