Oregon voting issues

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Election and registration information

Voting machines

2008 election

For the 2008 election Oregon used the following voting machines. For a county-by-county list of the specific machines (and the source for this section) see Verified Voting's Verifier tool.

Main article: Voting machines

Optical scan machines:

Governmental election authorities

Secretary of State Bill Bradbury

Contact information:

  • Elections Division
  • 255 Capitol St NE, Ste 501
  • Salem OR 97310
  • phone (503) 986-1518
  • fax (503) 373-7414
  • TTY 1-800-735-2900

Election threats

  • For an extensive log of voting machine problems, see the VotersUnite! report on election incidents.[1]

State and local non-governmental election organizations

League of Women Voters

LWV of Oregon, Marjorie Easley, President

  • 1330 12th Street, SE
  • Ste. 200
  • Salem, OR 97302
  • Phone: 503-581-5722
  • Fax: 503-581-9403
  • E-mail: lwvor@lwvor.org
  • http://www.lwvor.org

Local Leagues:

Oregon Voter Rights Coalition

Description: The mission of the Oregon Voter Rights Coalition is to restore public ownership and oversight of elections, and to ensure the fundamental right of every American citizen to vote and to have each vote counted as intended in a secure, transparent, impartial, and independently verified election process.[2]

Contact information:

  • Nancy Matela, Chair
  • Virginia Ross, Secty.
  • Phone: 503-292-7674

Articles and resources

See also


  1. This past problem and description are from the VotersUnite! Election Problem Log. Click through for included links to origin of report.
  2. Description from OVRC website About page. Retrieved September 18, 2008.

External resources

Poll location

Election Protection hotlines

Voting information

Voting rights

Voting requirements

Election officials, election reform groups, and elected officials

Absentee voting

Disabled voters

Student voting rights

State ballot

  • See how organizations you trust recommend you vote on ballot measures and other statewide contests at TransparentDemocracy.


  • Help in other languages from the U.S. Election Assistance Commission. 中文, 日本語, 한국어, Tagalog, Tiếng Việt, Español

Voting machines

Election law

Voter Assistance Hotline

  • Help with voting issues, replacement ballots, ballot pick-ups, drop box locations, vote-by-mail questions, and any other concerns. Call toll-free 877-239-VOTE (8683) or 503-239-8683 or email help@oregondemocrats.org. Sponsored by the Democratic Party of Oregon.

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