ORS 249.190¹
Filling vacancy in nomination of major party
  • rules

(1) Except as provided in ORS 254.650 (Special election in case of death of nominee of major political party within 47 days of general election), a vacancy in the nomination of a major political party candidate may be filled before the date of the general election by that political party in a manner prescribed by party rule.

(2) Immediately after selecting a new nominee, the party, by the most expeditious means practicable, shall notify the filing officer with whom a declaration of candidacy for the office is filed of the name of the nominee.

(3) If the filing officer with whom a declaration of candidacy for the office is filed determines that the candidate who has been nominated by a major political party is ineligible to be elected to the office, the officer shall declare the nomination vacant and the political party shall select another candidate to fill the vacancy in the nomination as provided under this section.

(4) The Secretary of State by rule may adopt a schedule specifying the period following a vacancy within which a major political party must notify the filing officer of the name of the new nominee. [1979 c.190 §122; 1985 c.808 §15; 2003 c.542 §23; 2009 c.511 §6]

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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).
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