|Voters look to cast ballots by Tuesday, Nov. 8 posted on 11/01/2022|
The race to be the next Governor of Oregon is one of the
most competitive races on the November ballot, while Mountain voters will also
get to have their say on a number of local and area candidates.
Ballots are due by 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 8, but mailed
ballots must be postmarked by election day and received at the election office
within seven days of the election (no postage is necessary).
Voters who need a replacement ballot must make arrangements
for pickup at the county elections office by Friday, Nov. 4.
The first election results are expected to be released
shortly after 8 p.m. on election day, while Monday, Dec. 5 is the last day for
results to be certified.
For Mountain area residents, state races include Darcy Long
or Jeff Helfrich for House District 52 and Raz Mason or Daniel G. Bonham for
State Senate District 26.
Sandy voters will decide between Walt Trandum and James Hieb
for House District 51.
Clackamas County races include Paul Savas or Libra Forde for
Clackamas County Commissioner, Position 2; Ben West or Sonya Fischer for
Clackamas County Commissioner, Position 5; and Catherine McMullen or Sherry
Hall for Clackamas County Clerk. Brian Nava is running unopposed for Clackamas
Sandy voters will also determine races including Stan
Pulliam or Kathleen Walker for Sandy Mayor and Chris Mayton or Jason J. Pruden
for Sandy City Council, Position 1. Laurie Smallwood and Carl Exner are running
unopposed for council positions 2 and 5, respectively.
Sandy voters and voters in unincorporated Clackamas County
will also vote on measures that would prohibit psilocybin-related businesses in
their respective areas.
Drop-off ballot sites
*Drive-up ballot drop access
– Clackamas County Elections*: 1710 Red Soils Ct., Oregon
– Boring branch of Clackamas County Bank*: 28500 SE Hwy.
212, Boring, 97009
– Hoodland Public Library: 24525 E Welches Road, Welches,
– Sandy City Hall (on the back side): 39250 Pioneer Blvd.,
– Sandy Public Library*: 38980 Proctor Blvd.,Sandy, 97055
Your voted ballot may be dropped off at any official drop
site in the state.
For more information, including an online voter's pamphlet,
a way to track your ballot, more drop box locations in Clackamas County and a
locator for drop boxes throughout the state, visit: https://sos.oregon.gov,
http://www.oregonvotes.gov/dropbox or https://www.clackamas.us/elections.
By Garth Guibord/MT