Primary ballots set for mail next week in Malheur County


 Counting machines are ready at the Malheur County Clerk’s Office. (The Enterprise/John L. Braese)

VALE – A total of 15,043 registered voters can start checking their mailboxes soon, as the Malheur County Clerk’s office will begin mailing out ballots next Wednesday, April 25.

According to Clerk Gayle Trotter, most voters should start receiving ballots on Friday, April 27. If no ballot is received by May 4, the county clerk’s office should be contacted at 541-473-5151.

Of the 15,043 voters, 2,479 are registered as Democrats and 5,972 as Republicans. The rest declare no party affiliation or claim a third-party affiliation.

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