ORS 260.037¹
Treasurers for candidates
  • appointment
  • liability of candidate for default or violation

(1) A candidate may serve as the candidate’s own treasurer or may appoint and certify to the filing officer the name and address of a treasurer.

(2) A candidate’s treasurer shall perform all the duties prescribed for the candidate under ORS 260.005 (Definitions) and 260.035 (Treasurer and statement of organization for political committees) to 260.156 (Rules for reporting expenditures and contributions).

(3) The candidate, in addition to the treasurer, is personally responsible for the performance of the duties referred to in subsection (2) of this section. Any default or violation by the treasurer shall be conclusively considered a default or violation by the candidate. Any default or violation by the person designated by the candidate or treasurer under ORS 260.039 (Statement of organization of candidate or principal campaign committee), 260.042 (Statement of organization of political committee) or 260.057 (Electronic campaign finance filing system) is conclusively considered a default or violation by the candidate or treasurer. [1973 c.744 §4; 1979 c.190 §341; 1993 c.493 §53; 2007 c.570 §2]

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)

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Notes of Decisions

Challenge to ballot title on basis it did not conform to ORS 310.315 is within jurisdic­tion of Tax Court. Gugler v. Baker School Dist. 5-J, 12 OTR 162 (1992)

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)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 260—Campaign Finance Regulation; Election Offenses, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors260.­pdf (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 260, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­260ano.­htm (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
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