Statement from Catherine McMullen to Voters Regarding the Current Status of May Primary Election Results in Our County

Good morning Clackamas County voters and Oregon elections community – As an experienced election administrator and Clackamas County voter I am extremely concerned about the continued lack of accountability, transparency, and timeliness coming from the current clerk in response to the barcode errors and extreme delay of results reporting for the May Primary election. IContinue reading “Statement from Catherine McMullen to Voters Regarding the Current Status of May Primary Election Results in Our County”

Election Day – Ballots Need to be Dropped Off or Postmarked Before 8 PM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 17, 2022 Contact: Jaime Mathis, jaime@jaimemathis.com, 503-708-3249 This press release can be viewed in English, Spanish, Vietnamese, Chinese, and Russian. West Linn, OR– Clackamas County Clerk candidate and elections official, Catherine McMullen started an award winning voter education and outreach program because she wanted voters to be able to vote. “OverContinue reading “Election Day – Ballots Need to be Dropped Off or Postmarked Before 8 PM”

Know Where to Return Your Ballot

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 13, 2022 Contact: Jaime Mathis, jaime@jaimemathis.com, 503-708-3249 This press release can be viewed in English, Spanish, Vietnamese, Chinese, and Russian. West Linn, OR.– Your ballot must be mailed and postmarked or returned to an Official Ballot Drop Site by May 17 before 8pm. As an Oregon voter you can return yourContinue reading “Know Where to Return Your Ballot”

Return your ballot by mail! No stamp needed! Postmarks DO count!

May 17 is Election Day. You can return your voted ballot by mail or to any Official Drop Site in Oregon. Ballots returned by mail must be mailed with a postmark on or before Election Day.  No stamp is needed! Have a voice! Vote your ballot and return it today! Got questions? Contact Catherine McMullenContinue reading “Return your ballot by mail! No stamp needed! Postmarks DO count!”

Oregon City Special Mayoral Election set for August 23, 2022

Oregon City Special Election Alert! The City of Oregon City has filed for the August 23, 2022 special election date in order to choose a new mayor to replace Rachel Lyles Smith who resigned April 22. Commissioner Denyse McGriff is taking over mayoral duties until a new mayor is elected August 23 to finish outContinue reading “Oregon City Special Mayoral Election set for August 23, 2022”

Election FAQ: Questions Candidates and Voters may have about Clackamas County’s Ballot Barcode Printing Errors

This guidance is based on what we know so far, on May 5th. We will share out new updates if information changes. Will my voted ballot be counted if the barcode is blurred? Yes, every valid ballot will be counted.  If the barcode on your ballot is blurred it will be duplicated by hand, byContinue reading “Election FAQ: Questions Candidates and Voters may have about Clackamas County’s Ballot Barcode Printing Errors”

All voters should have received their ballot by May 5!

Check your mailbox, if you haven’t received your ballot by mail delivery TODAY: May 5, now is the time to contact your elections office. Sometimes mail gets lost or misdirected.  Your elections office can inactivate your first ballot and send you a second active ballot. Sometimes voters move and forget to update their address onContinue reading “All voters should have received their ballot by May 5!”

Current Clackamas County Clerk Announces Ballot Barcode Misprint

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, May 4, 2022 Contact: Jaime Mathis, jaime@jaimemathis.com 503-708-3249 Another Mistake in a Career of Missteps and Lack of Accountability West Linn, OR. – In what has become almost de rigeur with the Clackamas County Clerk’s office around election time, a press release was issued today by Clerk Hall stating that an unknownContinue reading “Current Clackamas County Clerk Announces Ballot Barcode Misprint”

Voters experiencing homelessness or housing insecurity have the right to vote!

You can register to vote even if you do not have a permanent address or are experiencing housing insecurity or homelessness. You still have the right to vote!  When registering to vote your residence address can be any physical location within the county that describes where you spend time (park, library, church). If it isContinue reading “Voters experiencing homelessness or housing insecurity have the right to vote!”

Celebrate Voting! Starting TODAY ballots have begun to be mailed to voters!

Celebrate Voting! Starting TODAY ballots have begun to be mailed to voters! Look for your ballot to arrive in your mailbox starting TODAY through May 5.  Once you receive your ballot check that your name, address, and party affiliation are accurate. If you have questions contact your elections office immediately. It is too late toContinue reading “Celebrate Voting! Starting TODAY ballots have begun to be mailed to voters!”