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PRESS RELEASE:  This is a list of public offices for which the County Clerk will accept declarations of candidacy or petitions for nomination or election for the primary election of May 15, 2018. The earliest day to file for the following positions is September 7, 2017 and the deadline is not later than 5 PM, March 6, 2018.

Potential County Candidates may pick up filing forms from the County Clerk’s office or on line at Candidates may file by declaration, with a $50.00 filing fee, or by nominating petition. There is no fee for filing for Precinct Committee person.  Please follow this link to view the full press release.

The BallotTrax system tracks the status of your mail-in ballot and sends a series of proactive alerts notifying you where your ballot is in the election process, from printed to accepted! Please follow this link to track your ballot:

Note: This system does not change or update your voter registration. For questions regarding this service -

For information about updating your voter registration, reviewing the voters pamphlet, tracking your ballot, or military and overseas voting visit here.

The Elections Division administers all local elections within Harney 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 Harney 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.

Harney County encourages everyone eligible to vote to exercise their basic right of citizenship and register to vote, and follow through with voting in the elections that occur throughout the year.

How To Contact Us:

  • Reach us by phone at:  (541) 573-6641 
  • Fax us at: (541) 573-8370
  • E-mail us at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Visit us at: 450 N Buena Vista
  • Mail your inquiries to:
               Harney County Clerk
               450 N Buena Vista #14
               Burns, OR 97720

We are open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

To learn more about voting in Oregon, call 1-866-ORE-VOTES; TTY: 1-866-350-0596