Adjusting ballot when vacancy occurs
- • notice to Secretary of State
- • exception
(1) If the filing officer determines that a candidate has died, withdrawn or become disqualified, or that the candidate will not qualify in time for the office if elected, the name of the candidate may not be printed on the ballots or, if ballots have already been printed, the ballots must be reprinted without the name of the candidate before the ballots are delivered to the electors. The name of a candidate nominated to fill a vacancy in nomination or office must be printed on the ballots or, if the ballots have already been printed, the county clerk shall cause the name to appear on the ballots before the ballots are delivered to the electors. A filing officer, other than the Secretary of State, shall notify the Secretary of State of any action taken under this section.
(2) Subsection (1) of this section does not apply if the filing officer makes the determination under subsection (1) of this section on or after the 61st day before the date of the election.
(3) As used in this section:
(a) District means a district defined in ORS 255.012 (District defined).
(b) Filing officer means the:
(A) Secretary of State, regarding a candidate for a state office or an office to be voted on in the state at large or in a congressional district.
(B) County clerk, regarding a candidate for a county office.
(C) County clerk of the county in which the administrative office of the district is located, regarding a candidate for a district office to be voted on in a district located in more than one county.
(D) County clerk, regarding a candidate for a district office to be voted on in a district situated wholly within the county.
(E) City clerk, auditor or recorder, regarding a candidate for a city office. [Formerly 250.161; 1983 c.514 §12; 1991 c.719 §28; 1999 c.410 §48; 2007 c.154 §28; 2009 c.366 §1; 2018 c.70 §6]
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