Elections, politics, Washington County

The primaries: What you need to know

The May 19 voters' pamphlet. Photo: Chas Hundley

OREGON - Registered voters must cast their vote by 8 p.m. on May 19 to be counted in the upcoming May primary election.

According to the Oregon Secretary of State, 17% of eligible voters in Washington County had sent in a ballot as of press time.

Wednesday is the last day your ballot is guaranteed to reach the elections office in time if it is mailed; as such, the Washington County elections office asks voters to drop their ballot off at an approved ballot drop site by 8 p.m. on May 19 starting Thursday.

For our readers, 24 hour drop boxes are locally placed at the Banks Public Library (42461 Market St), in front of the Forest Grove City Library on Pacific Ave (2114 Pacific Ave), and at the North . . .

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