ORS 401.838¹
Election of board members

At the regular district election, successors to the board members whose terms expire shall be elected as follows:

(1) In an unzoned district, if two board members are to be elected, the candidates receiving the first and second highest vote shall be elected. If three or four board members are to be elected, the candidates receiving the first, second or third or first, second, third and fourth highest vote shall be elected.

(2) In a district that is zoned under ORS 401.836 (Manner of electing board members):

(a) If a board member is to be elected by the electors of a zone, the candidate who receives the highest vote from the zone shall be elected.

(b) If a board member is to be elected by the electors of the entire district, the candidate receiving the highest vote among the candidates nominated from the same zone shall be elected. [1989 c.1063 §8]

Note: See note under 401.818 (Definitions for ORS 401.818 to 401.857).

Chapter 401

Law Review Cita­tions

54 OLR 677 (1975)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 401—Emergency Services and Communications, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors401.­pdf (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 401, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­401ano.­htm (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
 
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