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Election deadline arrives

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The deadline to vote in the May election is 8 p.m. today (Tuesday, May 17), which means it is not too late to cast that ballot.

An estimated 25 percent of metro area registered voters have turned in ballots, according to The Oregonian.

To find the drop sites nearest you, call or go online:

• Clackamas County: (503) 655-8510 or click here.

• Multnomah County: (503) 988-3720 or click here.

• Washington County: (503) 846-5800 or click here.

Amongst the metro area races are three seats on the Portland Community College Board of Directors. The races are for Zone 2, now served by Harold Williams; Zone 3, served by Bob Palmer, and Zone 7, served by Deanna Palm.

Palmer has filed for re-election and faces no opponents. The filing deadline has passed.

Also seeking the Zone 2 seats are William (Al) Petersen, Michael (Micro) Durrow and Kitty C. Harmon. Running for Zone 7 are Chuck Riley and Jerry Tobin.

To learn more about PCC’s legislative activities, or what issues could affect the college, visit

About Dana Haynes

Dana Haynes, joined PCC in 2007 as the manager of the Office of Public Affairs, directing the college's media and government relations. Haynes spent the previous 20 years as a reporter, columnist and editor for Oregon newspapers, including ... more »