2015 ORS 247.290¹
Registration update requirement
  • procedure
  • exceptions

(1) An elector shall update a registration if:

(a) The residence address of the elector is changed for any reason within the county in which the elector is registered, except as provided in subsection (3) of this section;

(b) The elector desires to change or adopt a political party affiliation;

(c) The mailing address of the elector is changed, except as provided in subsection (3) of this section; or

(d) The name of the elector is changed, except as provided in ORS 254.411 (Voting after name change).

(2) A registration may be updated by an elector in the same manner as an original registration or by the county clerk as provided in this chapter.

(3) An elector need not update a registration if:

(a) The United States Postal Service or a city or county changes the residence or mailing address of the elector and the residence of the elector has not been relocated; or

(b) The registration of the elector has been updated by the county clerk under ORS 247.292 (Update of registration of elector changing residence) or 247.296 (Verification of addresses of electors). [1957 c.608 §43; 1961 c.115 §1; 1965 c.583 §1; 1971 c.241 §2; 1975 c.678 §18; 1979 c.190 §52; 1981 c.173 §13; 1985 c.471 §4; 1987 c.733 §5; 1989 c.20 §4; 1993 c.493 §1; 1993 c.713 §§16,16a; 1995 c.742 §6; 1999 c.318 §1; 1999 c.410 §12; 2007 c.154 §6]


1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 247—Qualification and Registration of Electors, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors247.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
 
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