Special Districts Generally

ORS 198.740
Election procedure governed by law under which district operates

  • omission governed by district or general election law

When ORS 198.705 (Definitions for ORS 198) to 198.955 (Disposition of assets) require an election to be called within a district, the election shall be conducted as provided by the principal Act of the district or as provided by the principal Act for an election on formation. However, to the extent of an omission in the principal Act:


If the district or territory is defined as a district under ORS 255.012 (“District” defined), ORS chapter 255 applies.


If the district is not named in ORS 255.012 (“District” defined), the general election laws apply. [1971 c.727 §11; 1983 c.350 §5]


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May 26, 2023