Deschutes County Clerk Shares Upcoming Election Deadlines


Deschutes County Clerk Nancy Blankenship reminds voters of the following deadlines for the May 21 special election:

  • Tuesday, April 30 is the voter registration deadline for the May 21 special election. Eligible voters have until 11:59pm to register to vote online ( Voter registration cards must have a USPS postmark of April 30.
  • Wednesday, May 1: Ballots for the May 21 special election will be mailed to voters on Wednesday, May 1.
  • Thursday, May 9: The Clerk’s Office will test the County’s vote-counting system at 8:30am on Thursday, May 9. The certification is conducted before each election and occurs at the County Clerk’s office, 1300 NW Wall Street, Bend, second floor.

As a reminder, measures and candidate information is available online at

For questions, please contact the County Elections Office at 541-388-6547.


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