Military and Overseas Voters
At least 45 days before each Election Day, ballots are mailed to U.S. citizens who are active members of the Uniformed Services, the Merchant Marine, and the commissioned corps of the Public Health Service and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, their family members, and U.S. citizens residing outside the United States.
Military and overseas voters may access Oregon's
online ballot-marking tool along with the required forms. You may submit your ballot, signed envelope and
Secret Ballot Waiver Form via fax or email.
Register to Vote
Eligible voters may
register online with an Oregon driver license or state ID from the Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) using
Returning Your Ballot
Military and overseas voters have several ways to return their ballot:
For Your Vote to Count
Your ballot must be received by your county elections office by 8 p.m. on Election Day.
- If mailed, ballots must be postmarked by Election Day through the U.S. Postal Service.
- Foreign postmarks
cannot be used for determining receipt by Election Day.
- We strongly recommend mailing ballots through overseas U.S. Post Office branches at U.S. diplomatic missions and U.S. Military Postal Service means only.
Find Out More with My Vote
Other online tools for military and overseas voters are available. Use
My Vote to: