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Benton County Clerk – Elections & Passports Office

Public Notice:  The Elections & Passports Office will be closed on Monday September 7th, 2015 Labor Day.

Passport applications will not be accepted at this facility on November 2nd and 3rd, 2015 as a Special Election is being held on November 3rd, 2015. Our office is open for Elections business only.


November 3, 2015 Special Election

Dates & General Information  |  Measures  |  Voters' Pamphlet  |  Ballot Dropsites


Voter Registration

To register to vote, update your voter registration, or check your registration status.



The Benton County Clerk's Office is designated as a passport application acceptance agent. Visit our passport page for more information and links to the U.S. Department of State Passport Services.


Contact Us

The Elections & Passports Office is located in the basement of the Benton County Courthouse located at 120 NW 4th Street, Room 13, Corvallis, Oregon 97330 [Google Map, opens in new window], as part of the Records and Elections Department. The Benton County Clerk, James Morales, manages the department and this program area is supervised by Jeff Doty.

To contact the Elections office call 541-766-6756, TTY/TTD 541-766-6080 or fax 541-766-6757, or you can correspond with the Elections office using our Contact Us Form or sending an e-mail directly to us.


Office Hours

Elections office: Monday through Friday 8 am to 5 pm; closed weekends and holidays.

Passport acceptance: Monday through Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm; closed weekends and holidays.


About Us

The Elections Office sets up, administers, and conducts, all Federal, State, County, City, and Special District elections held in Benton County. For types and contents of elections, see Elections Types, Schedules & Calendars.

Voters, political parties, other government agencies, candidates, political action committees, media, researchers, and the general public rely on this office for information concerning elected officials, candidates, measures, issues, initiative, referendum and recall petitions, historic election records, the election process, and information on specific elections.

Benton County Elections is also responsible for voter registration, election filings, petition drives, campaign information, determination of political boundaries, issuing of ballots, and the publication of Voters' Pamphlets. Benton County Clerk's Office is also designated as a passport application acceptance agent.