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Last-Minute Spike In Voter Registration

SALEM, Ore. – Voter registration for the upcoming election is now closed and in the final hour before Wednesday night’s deadline, Oregon’s online voter registration system experienced unusually high volume.

Nearly 20,000 Oregonians registered to vote online yesterday and more than 8,500 Oregonians used the system on Monday.

Tuesday evening between 8 and 9 p.m. More than 2,000 Oregonians filled out the electronic registration.