2017 ORS 251.067¹
Inclusion of portrait and statement of candidate for county, city or metropolitan service district office
  • inclusion of county measure or metropolitan service district measure
  • inclusion of community college measure relating to bonding

(1) A candidate or agent on behalf of the candidate for nomination or election to any county or city office, or to an elected office of a metropolitan service district organized under ORS chapter 268, may file a portrait or statement for inclusion in the state voters’ pamphlet under ORS 251.065 (Filing portrait and statement by or for candidate) if a county voters’ pamphlet described in ORS 251.305 (County voters’ pamphlet) to 251.435 (Statements and arguments inadmissible in action to enjoin publication of pamphlet) is not prepared for the election in each county in which the electoral district of the candidate is located.

(2) A community college district measure relating to bonding, a county measure or a measure of a metropolitan service district organized under ORS chapter 268, and the ballot title, explanatory statement and arguments relating to the measure, shall be included in the state voters’ pamphlet as provided in ORS 251.285 (Inclusion of community college district measure relating to bonding, county measure or metropolitan service district measure in voters’ pamphlet), if a county voters’ pamphlet described in ORS 251.305 (County voters’ pamphlet) to 251.435 (Statements and arguments inadmissible in action to enjoin publication of pamphlet) is not prepared:

(a) For the election on the county measure; or

(b) In each county in which the community college district or metropolitan service district is located, for the election on the community college district measure relating to bonding or metropolitan service district measure.

(3) If a county voters’ pamphlet described in ORS 251.305 (County voters’ pamphlet) to 251.435 (Statements and arguments inadmissible in action to enjoin publication of pamphlet) is prepared for an election at which a candidate for nomination or election to any county or city office, or to an elected office of a metropolitan service district organized under ORS chapter 268, is listed on the ballot, or at which a community college district measure relating to bonding, a county measure or a measure of a metropolitan service district organized under ORS chapter 268 is listed on the ballot, the county voters’ pamphlet shall include the county or city office, the office of the metropolitan service district or the community college district measure relating to bonding, county measure or measure of the metropolitan service district. Such offices and measures shall not be included in any state voters’ pamphlet prepared for the election and distributed in the county for which the county voters’ pamphlet is prepared.

(4) If a city, metropolitan service district organized under ORS chapter 268 or community college district is located in more than one county, and a county in which the city, metropolitan service district or community college district is located does not prepare a county voters’ pamphlet described in ORS 251.305 (County voters’ pamphlet) to 251.435 (Statements and arguments inadmissible in action to enjoin publication of pamphlet) for the election, candidates for nomination or election to any city office or an elected office of the metropolitan service district, and any community college district measure relating to bonding or measure of the metropolitan service district, shall be included in the state voters’ pamphlet to be distributed to the county that does not prepare a county voters’ pamphlet. The Secretary of State shall designate the candidates and measures that may be included in the state voters’ pamphlet under this subsection.

(5) As used in this section, “community college district” has the meaning given that term in ORS 341.005 (Definitions for chapter). [1999 c.318 §8; 2017 c.392 §1]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 251—Voters’ Pamphlet, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors251.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
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.
 
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.