(1)The terms used in this chapter have the same definitions as identified in ORS 251.005 (Definitions)(1), (3), (4), (5). For this chapter, the terms:
(a)“Statements” refers to the county voters’ pamphlet filings made by candidates;
(b)“Arguments” refers to the filings of measure arguments for inclusion in the county voters’ pamphlet;
(c)“Words” refers to both words and numbers;
(d)“Filing forms” for candidate statements, explanatory statements and measure arguments refers to the forms required and provided by the county clerk;
(e)“City office” means any elected position of a city as specified by state law or city charter.
(f)“Local government” means the county or a city, or district as defined in ORS 255.012 (“District” defined) located within the county.
(2)For elected public offices, the terms:
(a)“Paid office” means any elected public office for which the person elected will receive a fixed salary. For purposes of this rule, per diem and reimbursement for expenses do not constitute a fixed salary;
(b)“Unpaid office” means any elected public office which is not a paid office.
(3)Recall measures may be excluded from the county voters’ pamphlet.
Rule 165-022-0000 — Definitions,