Columbia County Courthouse

230 Strand Street, St. Helens, OR 97051 • Phone: (503) 397-7210 • Toll Free: (888) 397-7210

Columbia County

Elections Department

Contact Information

230 Strand St.
St. Helens, OR 97051
(503) 397-7214
(503) 397-7266 fax
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November 7th, 2017 Special Election

Election Night Reporting

Results Reporting Schedule.  Election results will be published beginning at 8pm Tuesday, November 7th according to the following time table.  Columbia County-only results will be posted at the link in the department menu titled "County Election Night Results"

  • 1st Report:  at 8pm.
  • 2nd Report:  between 10:15 and 10:30 pm.
  • 3rd Report:  at close of election night counting.
  • Election results will not be certified until 22 November

VIEW PCC DISTRICT-WIDE RESULTS.  To follow the PCC District wide results for Measure 26-196,  please click the link and/or graphic below that will take you to the Oregon Secretary of State's election night results reporting website.

Important dates

  September 23, 2017 Overseas ballots to be mailed.
  October 9, 2017 Out of state ballots to be mailed.
  October 17, 2017 Last day to register to vote.
  October 20, 2017 Ballots to be mailed to Columbia County
  November 7, 2017 Election Day:  County Elections office open 7am to 8pm. Dropsites close at 8pm.
  November 21, 2017 Last day to resolve ballot challenges.

Receiving your ballot

Ballot Return

Measure 26-196: Portland Community College Bond



January 23, 2018 Oregon Special Election

State Measure 101

Important dates

May 15, 2018 Oregon Primary Election

Important dates

Columbia County positions scheduled to be on the ballot.  (Filing deadline: March 6, 2018)

  • County Commissioner, Position 2
  • County Clerk
  • County Assessor
  • Note: District Attorney is a State of Oregon filing



May 16, 2017 Special District Election

General Information