October 31, 2016 3:30 p.m.
Over thirty percent of the ballots have already come back in for the November General Election.
County Clerk Patti Hitt says that 21,559 ballots were received by Monday afternoon at 2:30 p.m.
The deadline to return a ballot is next Tuesday evening November 8th at 8:00 p.m. Ballots can still be mailed in or they can be taken to a drop box located at several city halls in the county. Drop boxes are also available in front of the Douglas County Courthouse on the lawn, in the parking lot east of the Douglas County headquarters library, in the library of Umpqua Community College and at the County Annex in Reedsport. .