Elections, Government, OREGON

New law will allow ballots postmarked by day of election to be counted

Two ballots from a previous election. File photo: Chas Hundley

A new Oregon law that went into effect January 1 allows mail-in ballots to be counted on Election Day as long as they are in the mail and postmarked by 8:00 p.m. 

House Bill 3291 changed Oregon mail-in voting laws, which the legislature has debated since the state became the first to allow mail-in ballots . . .

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