ORS 249.170¹
Withdrawal of candidacy
  • refund of filing fee

(1) A candidate who has filed a declaration of candidacy or a nominating petition may withdraw not later than the 67th day before the date of the primary election by filing a statement of withdrawal with the filing officer with whom the declaration or petition was filed. The statement shall be made under oath and state the reasons for withdrawal.

(2) The official with whom a declaration of candidacy is filed, upon request received not later than the 67th day before the date of the primary election, shall refund the filing fee of a candidate who dies, withdraws or becomes ineligible for the nomination. [1979 c.190 §120; 1987 c.267 §20; 1995 c.712 §29]

Chapter 249

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50 OLR 316 (1971)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 249—Candidates; Recall Elections, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors249.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2019, Chapter 249, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano249.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent.
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