ORS 254.495¹
Tally and return sheets
  • counting and tallying ballots

(1) To tally ballots by hand, the counting board shall use the tally sheets and two copies of the return sheet.

(2) The completed tally and return sheets shall contain:

(a) The offices on the ballot;

(b) The number and name of each candidate who received a vote;

(c) The total number of votes cast for each candidate and each measure voted upon; and

(d) The total number of votes cast for and against the measure.

(3) The tally and return sheets, when completed, shall be certified correct by the counting board that kept them. [Formerly 250.471; 2007 c.154 §45]

See annota­tions under ORS 250.471 in permanent edi­tion.

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 254—Conduct of Elections, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors254.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2019, Chapter 254, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano254.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
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. Currency Information