Dog Ate Your Ballot?

Multnomah County Elections can help with extended open hours and a simple order ahead replacement ballot service.

Dog Ate My Ballot?! Video (1 min).


Multnomah County Elections helps voters avoid long Election Day lines by offering convenient order ahead replacement ballot choices and extended office hours

In anticipation of record voter turnout this election, steps have been taken to reduce lines and make the voting process easier like offering extended office hours and services like convenient order ahead replacement ballot choices.

All registered voters should have received their ballots. Registered voters who have not received their ballots or need a replacement should contact the Elections office. The Order Ahead Replacement Ballot Service allows voters to go online to, request a replacement ballot and have it ready at “Will Call” at the Elections office at 1040 SE Morrison St., Portland 97214 when they arrive. Voters can also call Multnomah County Elections at 503-988-3720 or visit in person to get assistance or a replacement ballot.

Multnomah County Elections normal office hours are 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM Monday – Friday. Special extended office hours are listed below.

Multnomah County Elections extended office hours:

  • 8:00 AM – 7:00 PM, Wednesday, November 2

  • 8:00 AM – 7:00 PM, Thursday, November 3

  • 8:00 AM – 7:00 PM, Friday, November 4

  • 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM, Saturday, November 5

  • 8:00 AM – 7:00 PM, Monday, November 7

  • 7:00 AM – 8:00 PM, Tuesday, November 8 (Election Day)

Voters can sign up to track their ballot. Text, email, or voice alerts tell voters when the County Elections office has mailed ballots. Alerts remind voters to return their ballot and say whether the ballot has been accepted or whether it requires further action by the voter. Multnomah County voters can sign up by visiting:

Voters who have not yet returned their ballot can drop it off in person at any of the official 24-hour drop sites located throughout the county before 8:00 PM on Tuesday, November 8, Voters can also drop off their ballot at any Multnomah County Library location during regular library hours,

Multnomah County Elections provides an interpreter, free of charge to anyone who needs help voting in a language other than English. Additional voting and elections information in nine languages is online at

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