The presidential general election is Tuesday, Nov. 3. The last day for new Oregon voters to register to vote for the election is Tuesday, Oct. 13.

Oregon is Vote-By-Mail. You do not need to request an Absentee Ballot unless you will not be at your home address between Oct. 14 and Nov. 3. Check the status of your voter registration now with the county clerk or online at – My Vote.

Ballots cannot be forwarded. The county clerk’s office starts addressing envelopes for insertion ahead of deadlines, so the sooner you update the more likely you will receive your ballot timely. Ballots will be mailed to all local active registered voters beginning Oct. 14. If you have not received a ballot by Oct. 23, call the county clerk’s office.

Voted ballots are due in the County Clerk’s office or in an Official Ballot Drop Box by 8 p.m. Election Day, Nov. 3. Postmarks do not count. Vote early. You do not have to wait until Election Day to vote.

If you are concerned with mailing your ballot back through the Postal Service or if you wait until the last week before the election to vote, use an Official Ballot Drop Box. Do not mail after Tuesday, Oct. 27 – Use an Official Ballot Drop Box.

If you have questions or concerns, call the County Clerk’s Office at 503-842-3402 for an official answer. Do not believe everything you see or hear. Ask the local office in charge.

Candidates on ballot

Bay City

Mayor: David McCall

Council: Liane Welch, Tom Imhoff, Melissa Rondeau


Mayor: Scott T. Galvin, Mike Scott

Council: Hans Tonjes, Thomas D. Aschenbrener, Randy Kugler, Jerry Spegman


Mayor: Doug Honeycutt, Heidi Stacks

Council: Gordon Taylor, Dave Bell, Michael Glowa, John Lawrence


Council, ward 1: Garrett Noffsinger

Council, ward 3: Brian Reynolds

Council, ward 5: No candidate filed

Rockaway Beach

Mayor: Sue Wilson

Council position 1: Nathan R. Beeman, Keith Cantrell

Council position 2: Tom Martine

Council position 3: Kristine Hayes, Geoffrey Grace

Council position 5: Zandra Umholtz, Penelope (Penny) Cheek


Mayor: Bill L. Dillard JR

Council position 2: Stacy Jacobsen

Council position 3: Jim Welsh

Council position 4: Phil Chick


Mayor: G. Whitey Forsman, Tim Hall

Council: Katie Findling, Judy Riggs, Paul Daniels, Norm “Bud” Shattuck

County Sheriff

Gordon A. McCraw, Josh Brown

Tillamook PUD

Subdivision 1: Doug Olsen, Maile Samek

Subdivision 3: Jordan Wolfe, Randy Foshee, Harry E. Hewitt, Cheryl Davy

Ballot Drop Box Sites


Cloverdale Drop Box - 34370 Hwy. 101 South 10/14/2020 to 8:00 a.m. (open 24 hours) Cloverdale, OR 97112 11/3/2020 until 8:00 p.m.

Pacific City Drop Box - Kiawanda Community Center 34600 Cape Kiwanda Drive 10/14/2020 to 8:00 a.m. (open 24 hours) Pacific City, OR 97135 11/3/2020 until 8:00 p.m.


Tillamook County Clerk’s Office- 10/14/2020 to 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Mon. - Fri.

Tillamook County Courthouse 11/2/2020 201 Laurel Avenue 11/3/2020 Tue. 7:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. Tillamook, OR 97141

Tillamook County Courthouse- 09/18/2020 to 8:00 a.m. (open 24 hours) Outside: North set of stairs 11/3/2020 7:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. 201 Laurel Avenue Tillamook, OR 97141

Tillamook City Drive-Up Drop Box- NW Corner of 3rd & Laurel 10/14/2020 to 8:00 a.m. (open 24 hours) Tillamook, OR 97141 11/3/2020 until 8:00 p.m.

Tillamook City – Library Main Branch- 10/14/2020 8:00 a.m. (open 24 hours) 1716 3rd Street 11/3/2020 until 8:00 p.m. Tillamook, OR 97141


Bay City - City Hall Drop Box- 5525 B Street 10/14/2020 to 8:00 a.m. (open 24 hours) Bay City, OR 97107 11/3/2020 until 8:00 p.m.

Garibaldi - City Hall Drop Box- 107 6th Street 10/14/2020 to 8:00 a.m. (open 24 hours) Garibaldi, OR 97118 11/3/2020 until 8:00 p.m.

Rockaway Beach - City Hall Drop Box- 276 Hwy. 101 South 10/14/2020 to 8:00 a.m. (open 24 hours) Rockaway Beach, OR 97136 11/3/2020 until 8:00 p.m.

Manzanita - City Hall Drop Box- 543 Laneda Avenue 10/14/2020 to 8:00 a.m. (open 24 hours) Manzanita, OR 97130 11/3/2020 until 8:00 p.m.


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