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ORS 249.842
Filling vacancy in nomination

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(1)

Subject to subsection (5) of this section, before the date of the general election, a vacancy in a nomination made by a minor political party may be filled as provided by party rule.

(2)

Subject to subsection (5) of this section, before the date of the general election, a vacancy in a nomination made by an assembly of electors may be filled by:

(a)

Reconvening the assembly that made the original nomination to select a new nominee; or

(b)

A committee to whom the assembly at its convention delegated the authority to fill vacancies.

(3)

An assembly of electors may reconvene under subsection (2) of this section only at the call of the chairperson of the original assembly. An assembly will be considered the assembly that made the original nomination if the chairperson and secretary are the same as those of the original assembly.

(4)

Subject to subsection (5) of this section, before the date of the general election, a vacancy in a nomination made by individual electors may be filled by filing a new certificate of nomination. The certificate of nomination to fill the vacancy shall conform with the requirements of ORS 249.720 (Information to be contained in certificate of nomination) and 249.740 (Certificates of nomination made by individual electors).

(5)

The Secretary of State by rule may adopt a schedule specifying the period after a vacancy in a nomination occurs within which a certificate of nomination filling the vacancy must be filed. [1979 c.190 §134; 1985 c.808 §19; 1993 c.797 §16]

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