2017 ORS 253.700¹
Duty to challenge ballot
  • procedures

(1) The county clerk, an elections official or any elector shall challenge the ballot of any person offering to vote as an absent elector whom the clerk, official or elector knows or suspects not to be qualified as an elector. The person’s ballot may be challenged at any time before the ballot is removed from its return envelope for processing.

(2) A challenge to a ballot of a person offering to vote shall be made under oath or affirmation before the clerk and shall be in writing on a numbered challenge form. The statement shall contain the name and residence address of the challenger, the name of the person challenged and a statement of the facts upon which the challenge is based. Any elections official may administer the oath or affirmation required under this subsection. [1985 c.808 §32; 1999 c.410 §37; 2007 c.154 §18; 2013 c.520 §16]

Chapter 253

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Applica­tion of this chapter to elec­tion immediately after referral, (1972) Vol 36, p 140

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 253—Absent Electors, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors253.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 253, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano253.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
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.