Campaign Finance Regulation

ORS 260.200
Secretary of State rules for accounts, forms, material to be retained and material not subject to disclosure

The Secretary of State by rule shall:


Prescribe a uniform system for accounts required by ORS 260.055 (Accounts of contributions and expenditures).


Prescribe forms for statements and other information required under this chapter to be filed with filing officers, and furnish those forms to persons required to file those statements and other information.


Prescribe materials, including financial institution account statements and copies of checks, that a candidate, political committee or petition committee must retain or provide to the secretary for purposes of administering or enforcing the provisions of this chapter. The secretary shall prescribe personal or confidential information that is not required to be disclosed under this subsection. [1971 c.749 §17; 1979 c.190 §356; 1985 c.808 §58; 1993 c.493 §72; 1999 c.999 §12; 2005 c.809 §7; 2009 c.818 §29]

Law Review Citations

51 WLR 73 (2014)

§§ 260.005 to 260.255

Notes of Decisions

Disclosure requirements, specifically with respect to third parties, do not infringe on right to associate for political purposes and are constitutional. Oregon Socialist Workers v. Paulus, 432 F Supp 1255 (1977)

Chapter 260

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Application to committee collecting contributions to establish fund to defray elected official's expenses incurred in performing political functions of office, (1980) Vol 40, p 11; preemption by federal law of campaign financing with respect to federal candidates, (1981) Vol 41, p 420

Law Review Citations

50 OLR 299-321 (1971); 55 OLR 253-266 (1976)


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