TODAY, Tuesday November 3, 2020 is Election Day!

TODAY is Election Day.Ballots must be received before 8:00 PM tonight, November 3, 2020!

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Today, November 3, 2020 is the last day to vote in the November 3 General Election. Ballots must be received before 8:00 PM tonight for them to count. It is too late to mail your ballot back, and postmarks do not count. Use an Official Ballot Drop Site to safely and securely return your voted ballot. Return your ballot to any 24-hour Official Ballot Drop Site in Oregon or to any 24-hour Multnomah County Library Drop Site. Please return your voted ballot to the Official Ballot Drop Site closest to you (Google Map) to reduce congestion at other locations.

Ballots are continuously picked up from library locations and Official Ballot Drop Boxes by teams of sworn election officials throughout the day. These sites will close promptly at 8:00PM tonight. All 30 of Multnomah County Official Ballot Drop Sites, including library locations, are safe and secure. Official Ballot Drop Sites in Multnomah County are listed below and at multco.us/dropsites.

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FREE Home Fire Safety Training

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Join us for a free home fire safety training from the American Red Cross during the first hour of our November 5th board meeting! Find the link at Facebook.com/groups/BDNAPDX or email brentwood.darlington@gmail.com.

Únase a nosotros para una capacitación gratuita sobre seguridad contra incendios en el hogar de la Cruz Roja Americana durante la primera hora de nuestra reunión de la junta el 5 de noviembre. Busque el enlace en Facebook.com/groups/BDNAPDX o envíe un correo electrónico a brentwood.darlington@gmail.com.

Присоединяйтесь к нам на бесплатный тренинг по домашней пожарной безопасности Американского Красного Креста в течение первого часа заседания совета директоров 5 ноября! Найдите ссылку на Facebook.com/groups/BDNAPDX или напишите на brentwood.darlington@gmail.com.

Too Late to Mail! Find a Ballot Drop Site!

From Multnomah County Elections:

It is Too Late to Mail! Return Your Ballot to an Official Ballot Drop Site.

Voters return ballots to an Official Ballot Drop Box at the elections office from both the sidewalk and their cars.
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Return your voted ballot to an Official Ballot Drop Site. It is too late to return your ballot by mail. Postmarks do not count in Oregon. In order to ensure your ballot is received by the county elections office before 8:00 PM on Election Night, November 3 you must return it to any Official Ballot Drop Site in Oregon. In Multnomah County, you can return your ballot to any 24-hour Official Ballot Drop Site or to any 24-hour Multnomah County Library Drop Site. Please return your voted ballot to the Official Ballot Drop Site closest to you (Google Map) to reduce congestion at other locations. Ballots are picked up from library locations and Official Ballot Drop Boxes by teams of sworn election officials on a daily schedule. All 30 of Multnomah County Official Ballot Drop Sites, including library locations, are safe and secure. All Official Ballot Drop Sites are listed at multco.us/dropsites.
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Special Guest at October All-Committees Meeting

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Join us for our virtual All-Committees Meeting, the third Tuesday of the month, 5-7PM via ZOOM. On October 20th, we’re excited to welcome special guest Malcolm Hoover of Black Futures Farm. Everyone is welcome! You do not have to be a board member to participate! All-Committees is a relaxed meeting designed to generate discussion and collaboration. Visit our Facebook group or email brentwood.darlington@gmail.com for the ZOOM meeting link.

Oregon Voter Registration Deadline is TODAY October 13, 2020!

From Multnomah County Elections:

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The Voter Registration Deadline for new Oregon voters is on Tuesday, October 13, 2020! Make a plan today to register to vote or to check that you are registered to vote at your current address. You can register to vote online at: www.oregonvotes.gov/register. To register to vote online an eligible voter must have a valid Oregon driver’s license, permit, or ID card. The online registration deadline is 11:59 PM on October 13, 2020. 

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Make a Plan to Vote!

From Multnomah County Elections:

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To get ready for the November 3 General Election we are asking voters to Make a Plan to VOTE! The action-focused checklist walks voters through the five steps needed to ensure their vote is counted:

  1. Register to VOTEDeadline is October 13!
  2. Get your ballot. Ballots begin mailing October 14 and should be received by October 22.
  3. VOTE your ballot. 
  4. Return your ballot.
    • Last day to safely return your ballot by mail is October 27, 2020 
    • All Multnomah County Official Ballot Drop Sites are listed at multco.us/dropsites.
  5. Have a VOICE and make a difference.

Virtual Candidate Interviews

Brentwood-Darlington Neighborhood Association (BDNA) is pleased to present three candidate interviews to help neighbors get to know their potential local elected officials. BDNA sent out requests to all candidates for Portland City Commissioner and Mayor and interviewed those who responded. Questions were developed from those submitted by neighbors via an online form. Please see below for the interview videos and audio files.

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