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How to get your ballot if your home is destroyed, or you’ve been evacuated

Oregon elections officials say they are prepared to ensure that anyone who lost their home from wildfires this year will be able to get their ballots and vote by Nov. 3.



a display in a store: Ballots are being verified and processed at the Marion County Clerk's office in downtown Salem on May 20, 2020.


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Ballots are being verified and processed at the Marion County Clerk’s office in downtown Salem on May 20, 2020.

The processes in place to assist wildfire victims are the same as those used for people who are homeless or are continuous travelers, but are being scaled up in response to the destructive wildfires.

Ballots will be mailed out starting Oct. 14.

“We always have displaced people at any time, but this is, of course, a much larger group of displaced people,” Bill Burgess, Marion County clerk and president of the Oregon Association of County Clerks, said.

If you have a temporary address, the easiest way to get your ballot is to update

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Never mind my Dad, Donald Trump Jr. tells Georgia voters. Cast an absentee ballot

In an interview on WSB Radio this morning, host Scott Slade asked Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger what he thought of the Carter Center’s announcement that it would monitor the Nov. 3 election for fairness – its first observation mission inside the borders of the U.S.

Raffensperger, the state’s top election official, didn’t say he approved – but he didn’t disapprove, either:

“Our office has been reaching out to nonprofit groups such as the Carter Center. We’ve been working with the King Center, the bishop of the AME church — he wants to volunteer his churches as polling locations…

“We always welcome people that want to be part of the positive, constructive solution, making sure that it’s easy to vote In Georgia, that we have the appropriate safeguards. Because we understand we’re going to have a big turnout this year. Both sides are watching this, even folks down the middle.”

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