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​​​Local Election ​​​May 16, 2023

On May 16, 2023, all counties in Oregon held a special election. May elections in odd numbered years select representatives for local districts, such as school boards, water districts or transportation districts. ​

Visit your county elections website​ to learn more about what’s on your ballot this year.

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​Order of Candidate Names on the Ballot

Oregon statute (ORS 254.155​) requires the Secretary of State to complete a random order of the letters for the alphabet to determine the order in which the names of the candidates will appear on the ballot.

The alphabet for the May 16, 2023 Special Election is:
E, P, H, D, Z, W, A, T, O, R, J, F, Q, S, C, I, U, M, N, B, X, K, Y, L, G, V

May 16, 2023, Order of Candidates Names on the Ballot

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