2007 ORS 253.070¹
Marking and returning ballot
  • procedure when ballot returned to wrong county clerk

Upon receipt of a ballot the absent elector shall mark it and comply with the instructions provided with the ballot. The absent elector may return the marked ballot to the office of the clerk, by any appropriate means. The ballot must be received by a county clerk not later than 8 p.m. of the day of the election. If a county clerk receives a ballot for an elector who does not reside in the clerk’s county, the ballot shall be forwarded to the county clerk of the county in which the elector resides not later than the eighth day after the election. [Amended by 1957 c.641 §5; 1969 c.676 §3; 1979 c.190 §208; 1995 c.742 §13]

Chapter 253

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Applica­tion of this chapter to elec­tion immediately after referral, (1972) Vol 36, p 140

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 253—Absent Electors, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­253.­html (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 253, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­253ano.­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.