Secretary of State William M. Gardner and Attorney General Gordon J. MacDonald remind voters that June 5, 2018 is the deadline for a voter to change party affiliation or to become unaffiliated with a party for voting in the September 11, 2018 State Primary Election.
Voters are casting ballots in races for governor, Congress, state senator, state representative and city and county positions. Vu encourages those voters to vote and return that ballot promptly through the mail.
You need to bring a photo ID (such as an Idaho driver's license or a passport) to vote, or be willing to sign a personal identification affidavit.More news: Walmart has a new website for wealthy shoppers - here's what it's like
But, it is also down from the 17,203 registered primary voters in 2014, the last midterm election year.
Local residents are deciding on candidates for the Republican or Democratic ballots for the 2018 midterm primaries, with a trio of contested races on the GOP ballot. There will be a runoff election between Pam Wev and Peter Roscoe in November to determine who will get the District 3 seat on the county commission. Their ballots will be counted once the county office has completed the voter registration verification process.
The biggest local draw for Democratic voters in this year's primary was the Sheriff 's race, with incumbent Dewey Jones facing a challenge from Todd "T.O". You may only vote one ballot for one political party.More news: Karolina Pliskova Hits Umpire's Chair With Racket After Loss
Voters in the 7th Congressional District - which includes the counties of Louisa and Orange - also can vote in the Democratic primary on June 12. Clackamas County had a turnout of 28.1 percent.
It's not just candidates, of course - people who have been involved in campaigns for (and against) various other election measures will be glued to their computers tonight.More news: Documentary alleges Whitney Houston was sexually abused as a child