Publication of notice of district election to elect district board or district school board; notice by mail; rules
(1)(a) When a district election is to be held for the purpose of electing members of the district board, the elections officer shall publish a notice stating the date of the election, the board positions to be voted upon and the latest date on which candidates for election as board members may file petitions for nomination or declarations of candidacy. The notice shall be printed once in a newspaper of general circulation in the district not later than the 40th day before the last day for filing a petition for nomination or declaration of candidacy.
(b)In addition to publishing a notice as described in paragraph (a) of this subsection, the elections officer may publish a notice on the county’s website for a minimum of seven days.
(2)In lieu of or in addition to publication of notice described in subsection (1) of this section, the elections officer may give notice by mail to each elector of the district. The notice shall have postage prepaid and shall be considered given when mailed. The notice shall be made not later than the 40th day before the last day for filing a petition for nomination or declaration of candidacy. Proof of mailing shall be by affidavit of the district elections officer who mailed the notice. The affidavit shall state the time and place the notice was mailed.
(3)The Secretary of State by rule shall establish the procedures that the elections officer shall follow in maintaining adequate records for preparation of the notice described in subsection (1) of this section. [Formerly 259.080; 1981 c.639 §6; 1983 c.379 §1; 1985 c.808 §41; 2011 c.607 §10]
See annotations under ORS 259.080 in permanent edition.