ORS 260.241¹
Removal from general election ballot for failure to file statement
  • notice to candidate

(1) Despite delay in the filing of statements relating to a candidate’s nomination required to be filed under ORS 260.057 (Electronic campaign finance filing system), or in the filing of a certificate described in ORS 260.112 (Filing of certificate by candidate or treasurer of political committee who expects neither contributions nor expenditures to exceed $2,000) in lieu of a statement required under ORS 260.057 (Electronic campaign finance filing system), prior to the nominating election, the candidate’s name shall appear on the general election ballot if those statements or the certificate is filed before the 61st day before the general election.

(2) A candidate’s name shall not be placed on the general election ballot if the statements or certificate referred to in subsection (1) of this section is not filed before the 61st day before the general election.

(3) If the statements or certificate referred to in subsection (1) of this section is not filed by the 68th day before the general election, the filing officer by mail shall notify the person required to file the statements or certificate that the candidate’s name may not be placed on the general election ballot. The filing officer shall send the notice described in this subsection by certified mail to the individual who is the candidate and by first class mail to the candidate’s treasurer or the treasurer of the candidate’s principal campaign committee. The filing officer is not required to send two notices if the candidate serves as the treasurer of the candidate’s principal campaign committee. [1979 c.190 §361; 1981 c.234 §14; 1985 c.808 §61; 1993 c.493 §78; 1999 c.999 §18; 2005 c.809 §42]

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/­ors/­260.­html (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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