Political Parties

ORS 248.021
Nomination of separate elector as precinct committeeperson


An elector may nominate a separate elector as a write-in candidate for the office of precinct committeeperson if the elector making the nomination submits, not later than 8 p.m. on the date of the primary election, a write-in nomination on a form prescribed by the Secretary of State by rule. The write-in nomination shall:


Certify that both the elector making the nomination and the write-in candidate:


Are members of the same major political party; and


Reside in the same county and within the same district boundary for the House of Representatives listed in ORS 188.290 (District boundaries for House of Representatives).


Request that the county elections official count any write-in votes received by the write-in candidate.


An elector who is nominated as a write-in candidate under this section is not eligible for election to the office of precinct committeeperson unless:


The write-in candidate meets the qualifications set forth in ORS 248.015 (Precinct committeepersons) (4); and


The write-in candidate receives three or more votes. [2019 c.675 §17]
Note: See note under 248.019 (Write-in candidate for precinct committeeperson).
Chapter 248

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Personal liability of officers, employes and delegates or precinct committee members of political party's state or county central committee, for committee obligations, (1979) Vol 39, p 759; constitutionality of statutes governing county and state central committees of major political parties, (1981) Vol 42, p 93


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