Oregon voting issues
This page is part of the Election Protection Wiki,
Election and registration information
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:
- EnableMart Alternate Format Ballot
- Election Systems & Software's Model 100 voting machine
- Election Systems & Software's Model 550 voting machine
- Election Systems & Software's Model 650 voting machine
- Sequoia Optech III-P Eagle
- Sequoia Optech 400C central ballot counters
Secretary of State Bill Bradbury
- Elections division website: http://www.sos.state.or.us/elections/
- Elections Division
- 255 Capitol St NE, Ste 501
- Salem OR 97310
- phone (503) 986-1518
- fax (503) 373-7414
- TTY 1-800-735-2900
- email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- For an extensive log of voting machine problems, see the VotersUnite! report on election incidents.
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: email@example.com
- Clackamas County
- Coos County
- Curry County
- Deschutes County
- East Multnomah County
- Klamath County
- Lane County
- Lincoln County
- Marion and Polk Counties
- Rogue Valley
- Umpqua Valley
- Washington County
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.
- Website: http://www.oregonvrc.org/
- Nancy Matela, Chair
- Virginia Ross, Secty.
- Phone: 503-292-7674
- E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Articles and resources
- The main page on election protection and reform organizations.
- All articles in the Election Protection Wiki project.
- For election day: Things citizens can do to monitor elections and If you are told you cannot vote.
- GoVote.org locates your polling place and other voting information.
- Google map polling locations locates most polling location, may be missing or out of date.
Election Protection hotlines
- 866-OUR-VOTE (National Election Protection Hotline)
- 888-VE-Y-VOTA (Español)
- 800-966-5946 (AALDEF, Asian languages)
- 866-MYVOTE1 (Tom Joyner Hotline - VoterAction, NAACP National Voter Fund)
- 877-523-2792 (ACLU Voting Rights Project Hotline)
- 877-US4-OBAMA (Obama campaign Voter Hotline)
- 866-976-VOTE (McCain campaign Honest and Open Election hotline - leave a message)
- 877-GOCNN08 (CNN Voter Problem Tipline)
- 888-VOTE-TIP (VelvetRevolution Election Protection Hotline for fraud)
- 567-258-VOTE (Twitter Vote Report key in report or leave audio message)
- ACLU's "Know Your Voting Rights - State by State" -- printable brochures summarizing your voting rights, for most states.
- One-page know your rights summaries for 27 states from the AFL-CIO.
- Click here to see the voter ID requirements in all states. From the National Conference of State Legislatures.
Election officials, election reform groups, and elected officials
- Why Tuesday? offers a page for Oregon that helps locate Oregon's elections officials, election reform groups, and elected officials, as well as a page titled Find a group in your area that lets you find similar information for other states.
- Click here to request an absentee ballot. Go Vote Absentee is a project of the Women Donors Network.
- Information for voters with disabilities from NDRN.
Student voting rights
- See Oregon Student Voting Rights for a guide to student voting rights in Oregon. See Student Voting Rights for a guide to other states. From the Brennan Center for Justice.
- 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
- Verified Voting's Oregon page, which provides detailed information on voting equipment in use in every county in Oregon.
- Election Law @ Moritz's Oregon page, which provides detailed information on election law developments in Oregon. See map page to see the information for election developments in any given state.
- Election Law @ Moritz's Oregon general information page, which provides information on Oregon election authorities, post-election processes, and other topics. See map page to see this information for any given state.
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 email@example.com. Sponsored by the Democratic Party of Oregon.