2017 ORS 254.155¹
Order of candidate names on ballot

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This section is amended
Effective April 3, 2018
Relating to elections; creating new provisions; amending ORS 247.973, 249.037, 249.068, 249.072, 249.200, 250.045, 250.052, 254.155, 254.165, 254.470, 254.548, 255.295, 260.005, 260.039, 260.042, 260.044, 260.057, 260.118 and 260.215; and declaring an emergency.

(1) Not later than the 69th day before the date of any election the Secretary of State shall complete a random ordering of the letters of the alphabet.

(2) Not later than the 68th day before the date of any election the Secretary of State shall mail or deliver to each county clerk a copy of the random ordering of the letters of the alphabet.

(3) The county clerk shall arrange by surname the names of the candidates on the ballot in the random order of the letters of the alphabet completed by the Secretary of State under subsection (1) of this section. [Formerly 249.362; 1983 c.253 §1; 1987 c.267 §47; 1993 c.713 §49; 2007 c.154 §27]

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Name rota­tion of entire ballot, (1980) Vol 40, p 346

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 254—Conduct of Elections, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors254.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 254, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano254.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
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