ORS 249.877¹
Statement of justification by public officer

(1) A public officer against whom a recall petition has been filed may submit to the filing officer, in not more than 200 words, a statement of justification of the public officer’s course in office. The statement must be filed not later than the fifth day after the recall petition is filed.

(2) The county clerk shall have the statement printed on the official and sample ballots for the recall election. [1983 c.514 §7b]

Chapter 249

Law Review Cita­tions

50 OLR 316 (1971)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 249—Candidates; Recall, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors249.­pdf (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 249, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­249ano.­htm (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent. Currency Information