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Lincoln County Clerk Dana Jenkins is reminding voters to get their Oregon Primary Election ballots mailed in by May 12 or dropped off at available sites by 8 p.m. May 19.

Oregon’s Primary Election is a closed system, meaning only Democrats and Republicans can vote on partisan positions and all other voters vote on nonpartisan positions only.

Registered Democrats will have a green bar across the top and Republican ballots will have yellow. If you are registered in any other party or do not belong to one, your ballot will be all white and will contain nonpartisan candidates only.

For those dropping off their ballots, the following drop sites are available until 8 p.m. May 19:

  • Lincoln City Drive-up Drop Box:

Lincoln City City Hall – located in the lower parking lot under the City Hall.

  • Lincoln County Courthouse Drive-up Drop Box in Newport:

Lincoln County Courthouse – located in rear parking lot at the east end of the second row of parking.

  • Toledo Drive-up Drop Box:

Toledo Police Station – located at the exit of the police station parking lot.

  • Waldport Drive-up Drop Box:

Waldport City Hall – located at the exit of the city hall parking lot.

  • Newport City Hall

Use outside water payment (and ballot) box turn between bus stop and Chevron
in front of Newport City Hall

  • DepoeBay City Hall

Use outside water payment (and ballot) box in front of City Hall

  • Siletz City Hall

Use outside water payment (and ballot) box in front of City Hall

  • Yachats City Hall

Use outside water payment (and ballot) box in front of City Hall

  • Eddyville Community Church (May 19 Election Day Only)

10 a.m. – 8 p.m.

If you have any questions, please call the Lincoln County Clerk at 265-4131.

Homepage Staff
Staff account: Articles written and/or edited to comply with Associated Press style and professional journalism standards.


Lincoln City City Hall will open for ballot drop off

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  1. Mr. Jenkins does a great job. The local elections seem to go smoothly and have early results. Thank you, Dana!


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