Candidacy for more than one office
- effect of filing petition or declaration for more than one office without prior withdrawal
- district board and city offices
(1)A person may not be a candidate for more than one lucrative office to be filled at the same election.
(b)Notwithstanding ORS 249.170 (Withdrawal of candidacy), if a person files a declaration of write-in candidacy for an office of precinct committeeperson under ORS 248.019 (Write-in candidate for precinct committeeperson), any prior declaration of candidacy for the office of precinct committeeperson that was filed for that election by the same person is considered withdrawn.
(3)If at any time before the date of the election at which a person will be nominated or elected to each office it is determined that a person has filed two or more nominating petitions or declarations of candidacy for any lucrative office or two or more nominating petitions or declarations of candidacy for the office of precinct committeeperson without written withdrawal or withdrawals intervening, all such filings are invalid and any other filing made by the same person is void.
(b)As used in this subsection, “district board” means the governing body of a district as defined in ORS 255.012 (“District” defined).
(5)A person may not be a candidate for more than one city office to be filled at the same election.
(6)Notwithstanding any provision of this section, in the case of a vacancy to be filled by election, the same person is eligible for nomination and election to both the unexpired and the succeeding terms. The name of the candidate may be placed on the ballot in both places. [Formerly 249.750; 1991 c.971 §15; 1995 c.606 §6a; 1995 c.607 §14; 1999 c.318 §49; 2001 c.965 §3; 2013 c.702 §1; 2019 c.675 §29]
See annotations under ORS 249.750 in permanent edition.