Election Information

General Information,   Press Releases,   Ballot Drop Sites,   Sample Ballots,   Results


November 8, 2016 General Election Information 


  • Military/Overseas absentee voter ballots will be mailed on or before 9/24/2016
  • Out of State absentee voter ballots will be mailed 10/11/2016
  • Local ballots will be mailed between 10/19/2016 and 10/25/216 (if you have not received your ballot by Monday, October 31st, please contact our office)
  • Voters' Pamphlets will be mailed, 1 to each house/address, by the Oregon Secretary of States' Office, no later than October 19.

Return voted ballots by mail no later than 8:00 pm, Tuesday, November 8, 2016, (post marks DO NOT count) or by using one of the Official Ballot Drop Boxes.  DO NOT mail after Tuesday, November 1st - Use an Official Ballot Drop Box.


  • Candidates Filed 

  • Information on Local Candidates (only if provided) (available after filing deadline) 


Website posting Candidate Statement form (fillable pdf)

Request for Voter list - form (pdf)

Election Campaigning & Signage

Please visit:  http://sos.oregon.gov/elections/Pages/manuals-tutorials.aspx , under "Additional Manuals" for the Restrictsion on Political Campaigning by Public Employees - ORS 260.432 and a Quick Reference Guide.

Regarding Political Signs, please see Malheur County Code, Title 6, Chapter 7:  http://www.sterlingcodifiers.com/codebook/index.php?book_id=695


Voter information

Last day for New Oregon voters to register to vote for the November 8, 2016, General  Election, is Tuesday, October 18, 2016.  (Post marks DO count for voter registration cards, NOT for voted ballot return.)      

Precinct List and location  

Democratic Party/Local Precinct Representative List (PCP) for 2016/2017

Republican Party/Local Precinct Representative List (PCP) for 2016/2017

Election Press Releases


  • Press Release - General 2016 Absentee Request Information
  • Press Release - Voter Turnout / Results - Owyhee Canyonlands Advisory Ballot


Ballot Dropsites 

(Ballot Dropsites open 20th day before each election thru election day only)

Current Election is - November 8, 2016

Inside box  - Mon - Fri  8:30-5:00; Election Day 7:00 am - 8:00 pm Current Election is - November 8, 2016

  • Vale - County Clerk's Office, 251 B St W, Room 101

Outside box - 24/7 (until 8:00 pm Election Day) Current Election is - November 8, 2016

  • Vale - Malheur County Courthouse, corner of "B" St and Bryant St
  • Ontario - Malheur County Library, 388 SW 2nd Ave, Ontario
  • Nyssa - Nyssa City Library, 319 Main St, Nyssa
  • Jordan Valley - Yturri Blvd, County Right of Way, Across from the Post office

Sample Ballots  -   November 8, 2016 General Election

                            Notice:  See ORS - 260.695 Sample Ballot Regulations     

Warning:  The sample ballots are large files, please give them plenty of time to download.

                      (You must have the latest version of Adobe in order to open the sample ballots.)

                                    Prec = Precinct        TC = Tax Code      Precinct List 

Election Results         


        Link to Current - Statewide results (will be available at the next state/federal election) 

        Statewide results - History