2017 ORS 254.465¹
Elections to be conducted by mail
  • rules

(1) County clerks shall conduct all elections in this state by mail.

(2) The Secretary of State shall adopt rules to:

(a) Provide for uniformity in the conduct of state elections by mail; and

(b) Govern the procedures for conducting elections by mail. [1981 c.805 §1; 1983 c.199 §1; 1985 c.575 §1; 1987 c.267 §80; 1987 c.357 §2; 1991 c.719 §12; 1993 c.493 §§41,42; 1995 c.712 §64; 1999 c.3 §1; 1999 c.999 §53; 2007 c.154 §1]

Notes of Decisions

Multiday period for submitting votes by mail does not violate federal law requiring that all general elec­tions be held on same day. Voter Integrity Project, Inc. v. Keisling, 259 F3d 1169 (9th Cir. 2001), cert. denied, 122 S Ct 1536 (2002)

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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