Ballots for Tuesday's election are trickling in, prompting the Clatsop County Elections Division to remind voters to turn theirs in by the deadline.

Only two measures are on the ballot. Voters in Warrenton will consider two requests from the city. One is a five-year local option to finance police operations and the other is for fire department operations. Property tax measures can be passed only at an election with at least 50 percent voter turnout.

The Miles Crossing Sanitary Sewer District Board is seeking to annex Territory 5 along Dow Road and Cook Slough. Voters who live in the sewer district and Territory 5 will vote on the issue.

By Tuesday, only 19 percent of registered voter in Warrenton and 29 percent in the Miles Crossing area had turned in their ballots.

Voters who have moved and are currently registered in Oregon may update their registration until 8 p.m. on Election Day.

Voters need to return their ballots to the County Clerk's Office by 8 p.m. Tuesday to be counted. Election officials recommend mailing ballots in by today to ensure delivery in time. Postmarks do not count.

Ballot drop sites are located at Warrenton City Hall, 225 S. Main Ave. and the Clatsop County Courthouse, 749 Commercial St., Astoria. There will be no drop site in Seaside because there are no south county measures.

On Election Day, the county Courthouse will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. to receive ballots. Election results will be posted on the county's web site at (


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