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Voter education

LEARNING TOOLS

Voter Education

This page provides links to the information needed for Curry County residents to be active voting citizens.

On this page:

Video Overview of Voting in Oregon

Voting Tools

How to Vote in Oregon

All Oregon voters receive their ballots through the vote by mail process. Ballots will be mailed 14 to 18 days before an election. Voted ballots must be received by Election Day in order to be counted. You can sign up to track your mail ballot on the Oregon Secretary of State website. Ballots begin being counted on Election Day.

Register to Vote in Oregon

To register to vote in Oregon, you must be:

  • A U.S. citizen
  • A resident of Oregon
  • At least 16 years old

If you are not yet 18 years of age, you will not receive a ballot until an election occurs on or after your 18th birthday.​​

Voting Information Nationwide

Research voting rules state by state, check your registration or register to vote in any state in the country, and more at the Vote411 website.

Election Results in Oregon

The Oregon Secretary of State website provides official election results for statewide elections in Oregon, including past elections.

Local Elections

The Curry County Clerk’s office is responsible for all local election functions in Curry County including: candidate filings, initiative filings, and certification of local election results.

Evaluating Information

Fact Check Federal Elections

Annenberg Political Fact Check – Designed to help voters by “monitoring the factual accuracy of what is said by major U.S. political players in the form of TV ads, debates, speeches, interviews, and news releases.” Updated even when it is not election season. Includes information on special interest groups behind television ads.

Center for Public Integrity – A well documented investigative journalism organization and winner of the Pulitzer Prize in 2014 & 2017.

Newsguard – A browser extension that provides an easy way to evaluate websites. “Green-Red ratings compiled by a team of trained journalists signal if a website is trying to get it right, has a hidden agenda, or knowingly publishes falsehoods or propaganda.”

Politifact – A fact-checking website founded by editors of Time Magazine and in conjunction with Congressional Quarterly.

Learn About Local Issues and Candidates

The League of Women Voters of the United States encourages informed and active participation in government, works to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influences public policy through education and advocacy. In Curry County the LWV hosts candidate forums, issues a newsletter, and provides information on their website about local issues and elected officials

League of Women Voters

On Our Shelves

Books about voting