Current Election Information

Primary Election, May 19, 2020

The next currently scheduled election in Wasco County will be the Primary Election. The main purpose of a Primary election is to vote on partisan candidates who will then advance to the General Election in November 2020. In addition to Federal and State partisan offices, the non-partisan County offices listed below will be up for nomination and/or election. Precinct committeepersons are also elected during the May Primary. See the Precinct Committeeperson Filing section for more details.

Upcoming Deadlines
April 4th - Military and Overseas Ballots are mailed
April 20th - Out of State Ballots are mailed
April 28th - Last day to register to vote or update your political party
April 29th - Main ballot mailing
May 12th - Recommended last day to return ballots by mail. Public test of the ballot tabulation system.
May 19th - Election Day. Ballots are due by 8 pm. Postmarks do not count

Filed Measures
City of The Dalles Measure 33-101: 
Measure adopting revised Charter of the City of The Dalles

County Office Filing 
The following people have filed for office in Wasco County:

Assessor
Clerk
Commissioner, Position 2
Sheriff
Treasurer
Precinct Committeeperson (PCP) Filing
Recent legislation has brought changes to the Precinct Committeeperson filing process - please read the information below.

  • Filing is no longer based on gender
  • Each Precinct is allowed one PCP per 250 voters, with a minimum of two PCPs per precinct. See the table below to see how many positions are open for each precinct.
  • A person may file (or be nominated) in their resident precinct, an adjacent precinct, or any precinct that shares the same State Representative District within the same county.
  • If you would like to nominate someone for a PCP position, use form SEL 105N. The nominated candidate must be a member of the stated political party by November 21, 2019 to be eligible, and both the nominator and candidate must be a member of the same party and within the same State Representative district (see table below). The last day to file using this form is 8 pm on election day, May 19, 2020.
  • If you decide to file by write-in, you must submit form SEL 105D. You must be a member of the stated political party by November 21, 2019. The last day to file using this form is 8 pm on election day, May 19, 2020.
To find out what precinct and State Representative (House) District you live in, use our new Precinct Voting Map. Simply enter your address, then click on your house on the map. This will bring up a display with your Precinct, US Representative district, and State districts (Senate and House). Once you know your precinct, refer to the table below to see which precincts you can file for and the number of open positions in that precinct.
 
Precinct / State Rep District table:
Precinct   Name # of PCP Adjacent Precinct State Rep District
1 West The Dalles 11 1, 2, 5, 6 59
2 Colonel Wright 11 1, 2, 3, 6, 7, 11 59
3 Mid The Dalles 10 2, 3, 4, 11 59
4 East The Dalles 8 2, 4, 11, 12 59
5 Rowena-Mosier 8 1, 5, 6, 7 59
6 Chenowith Area 2 1, 2, 5, 6, 7 59
7 Cherry Hts, Mill Creek, Dry Hollow 5 2, 5, 6, 7, 8, 11 59
8 Petersburg-Dufur 2 7, 8, 9, 12 59
9 Tygh Valley-Wamic 3 8, 9, 10, 12, 13 59
10 Maupin City, W Maupin, Warm Springs 4 9, 10, 13, 14 59
11 Rural TD; House #57, Senate #29 2 2, 3, 4, 7, 11, 12 57
12 Dufur & Petersburg House #57, Senate #29 3 4, 8, 9, 11, 12, 13, 14 57
13 Tygh Valley House #57, Senate #29 2 9, 10, 12, 13, 14 57
14  Antelope, Shaniko, E Maupin Sen #29, House #57 2 10, 12, 13, 14 57