ORS 478.221¹
Nomination and election of directors

(1) Candidates for election from subdistricts created by ORS 478.225 (Election subdistricts) shall be nominated by electors of the subdistricts. Candidates for election at large may be nominated by electors of subdistricts or by electors of the district, or any combination of such methods.

(2) Subject to ORS 478.225 (Election subdistricts), the directors may be elected in one of the following methods or a combination of both:

(a) Elected by electors of subdistricts.

(b) Elected at large by position number by the electors of the district. [1957 s.s. c.10 §7 (enacted in lieu of 478.220); 1969 c.667 §§13, 66; 1969 c.669 §12; 1971 c.647 §111; 1973 c.796 §68; 1975 c.647 §44; 1979 c.364 §6; 1983 c.350 §285]

Chapter 478

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Propriety of office holding of a land owning nonresident elected director of a rural fire protec­tion district, (1975) Vol 37, p 873

Law Review Cita­tions

51 OLR 53 (1971)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 478—Rural Fire Protection Districts, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors478.­pdf (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 478, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­478ano.­htm (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
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