Campaign Finance Regulation

ORS 260.245
Withholding certificate of election or certificate of nomination for failure to file statement

The Secretary of State, county clerk or chief city elections officer may not grant a certificate of election or certificate of nomination to any candidate until the candidate has filed the statements relating to the election that the candidate is required to file under ORS 260.057 (Electronic campaign finance filing system). [1971 c.749 §22; 1973 c.744 §22; 1977 c.829 §21; 1979 c.190 §362; 1981 c.234 §15; 2003 c.542 §20; 2005 c.809 §43]
§§ 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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