Voter Registration/Elections

Portland residents can register to vote on election day at their polling place. 

How to Register:
In order to register to vote, you must bring identification and something that shows a current address. A driver's license or state identification card with the current address meets both criteria, otherwise, a checkbook or bill addressed to the applicant at the current address along with a social security card, birth certificate, hunting/fishing license.

If you mail in your voter registration card, you must send proof of identity such as a photocopy of your driver's license or other photo ID or a utility bill with your name and address on it.

You can call the City Clerk's office (874-8677) anytime within ninety (90) days of an election to request an absentee ballot or print the November 7, 2017 application from this web site. The last day to request an absentee ballot is November 2, 2017. Completed absentee ballot applications can be mailed to our office or faxed to 874-8612. An absentee ballot may also be requested online via the Secretary of States website. When the ballots are available, we will mail your ballot(s) to you at your home or the address you requested. Sample Ballot.

Where to Vote: Find your polling place here.

If you are interested in working at the polls on election day submit an application for either Election Clerk or Deputy Registrar to the City Clerk's office.