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Congressman DeFazio Marks the Last Day for Oregonians to Mail-In Ballots (video)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - October 27, 2020

Contact: Katrina Martell (214) 229-3610 or [email protected]

Eugene, Oregon — Congressman Peter DeFazio (D-OR) today marked the last day for Oregonians to mail-in their ballots with a Get Out the Vote phonebank with the College Democrats of Oregon and by sharing a video encouraging Oregonians to get their ballots in the mail (LINK HERE). Voters who do not mail in their ballots today will still be able to deliver their ballots to a county elections office or official drop site in Oregon by 8:00 PM on Election Night, November 3, 2020.

“Today marks the last day for Oregonians to return their ballots by mail. Even through a global health crisis, Oregon’s successful system of mail-in ballots ensures that all eligible Oregonians can have their voices heard.” said Congressman Peter DeFazio. “COVID-19 may have changed how we live our lives, but thankfully Oregonians still vote the same way. There is a lot of enthusiasm amongst voters this cycle, because this will be the most critical election of our lifetime. Voters should have a plan to make sure their voices are heard.”

Background:

October 27th marks the final day for Oregonians to mail in their ballots via the United States Postal Service (USPS). However, Oregonians will be allowed to drop off their ballots in any Oregon county election office or one of their designated drop sites up until 8:00 p.m. the night of Election Day.

Congressman DeFazio shared the following video with supporters urging them to vote and make sure their voices are heard in this historic election. Watch here.

Posted on October 27, 2020 in Press Releases.

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