Oregon Secretary of State, Elections Division

Rule Rule 165-010-0110
Filling Vacancy in Nomination to Nonpartisan Office or Vacancy in Nonpartisan Office


(1)

The purpose of this rule is to specify the period within which a candidate for a nonpartisan office may file a declaration of candidacy or nominating petition. This rule applies when the only candidate nominated to a nonpartisan office dies, withdraws or becomes ineligible, or if a vacancy occurs in the nonpartisan office after the 70th day before the nominating election and on or before the 62nd day before the general election.

(2)

If the vacancy in nomination or vacancy in nonpartisan office occurs between the 70th day before the nominating election and the 80th day before the general election, a declaration of candidacy or nominating petition, for nonpartisan office, may be filed no sooner than 5 business days after the vacancy occurs and no later than the 70th day before the general election.

(3)

If the vacancy in nomination or vacancy in nonpartisan office occurs after the 80th day before the general election, but on or before the 62nd day before the election the deadline for filing nominating petitions or declarations of candidacy will be specified in a separate rule for that vacancy.
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Jun. 8, 2021