The Elections Division administers all local elections within Clatsop County and registers voters, insuring compliance with federal, state and local laws.
The County Clerk is the chief election official of the County. The Clerk's Office checks ballot measures for timeliness and that they are worded accurately as required by law. The office plans, coordinates and conducts all elections in Clatsop County and ensures that elections are conducted according to statute and other legal requirements. The office directs the preparation and maintenance of records related to voting activities and candidate services. The clerk provides uniformity in the application, operation and interpretation of election laws and assures that the public is provided with complete and accurate information.