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Tuesday Deadline for People in Oregon to Register to Vote

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SALEM, OR - Tuesday, October 15th, is the deadline for people in Oregon to register to vote for the November 5th election. 

"There are dozens of important local measures on the ballot in communities across Oregon," said Secretary of State Kate Brown. "I urge all eligible voters to register if they have not already done so."

Eligible voters can register online or fill out paper forms Paper forms must be turned into county elections officials by 5 PM Mailed forms must be post-marked by October 15th.

Online voter registration is available until 11:59 PM. To register online, you can click here.

More than 75 local measures are on ballots from Benton to Yamhill counties in Oregon.

Measures range from school bonds in Gresham, Hillsboro and Pendleton, to creating a fire district in Alfalfa.

In Washington, the deadline for voter registration, address change and other updates was October 7th. 

The deadline for in-person new Washington State voter registration is October 28th.

If you are registered to vote but miss the deadline to update your address, you can still vote. If you contact your local county elections department where you are registered, you can request a ballot.

Registrations and updates submitted after the deadline will take effect for the next election.