Oregon Conduct of Elections
ORS 254.085
Secretary of State’s statement of offices, candidates and measures


The Secretary of State, not later than the 61st day before the date of a primary or general election, shall file with each county clerk a statement of the federal and state offices to be filled or for which candidates are to be nominated in the county at the election, information concerning all candidates for the offices, and the state measures to be voted on.


The information concerning candidates for the Supreme Court, Court of Appeals, Oregon Tax Court and circuit court shall include a designation of incumbent for each candidate who is the regularly elected or appointed judge of the court to which the candidate seeks election. If a candidate was regularly elected or appointed to a specific position or department on the court, the candidate shall be designated as the incumbent only if the person is a candidate for that position or department.


Included with each state measure shall be the measure number, the latest ballot title certified by the Attorney General under ORS 250.067 (Notice of draft ballot title) (2) or, if the Supreme Court has reviewed the title under ORS 250.085 (Procedure for elector dissatisfied with ballot title of state measure), the title certified by the court and the financial estimates under ORS 250.125 (Estimate of financial impact of state measures). The Secretary of State shall keep a copy of the statement. [Formerly 250.020; 1985 c.742 §1; 1991 c.971 §8; 1993 c.493 §28; 1995 c.712 §55; 1999 c.59 §65; 2007 c.159 §4; 2009 c.511 §7]
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