2024 Initiatives, Referendums and Referrals

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​A petition may be filed for any election. To ensure uniformity within a petition cycle and to avoid voter confusion, only one petition cycle will be approved for circulation during a two year period. Petitions for future elections may go through the sponsorship phase, obtain a ballot title and go through ballot title appeal process. Approval to circulate for the 2024 cycle will not be given until after July 8, 2022, the deadline to submi​t signatures for the 2022 General Election.

Petition 2024-001

Prospective petition was filed on September 29, 2021. To begin the ballot title drafting process, chief petitioners must submit 1,000 sponsorship signatures.

Subject Provided by Chief Petitioner
School Choice Amendment ( view complete text of Initiative​​)

Chief Petitioner
Marc Thielman 34392 Garoutte Road, Cottage Grove, OR 97424​

11/23/2021 Sponsorship signatures submitted for verification.​

12/08/2021 Signature verification of sponsorship signatures completed. Petition contains 1,776 signatures.​


01/19/2022 Rejected based on the advice from the Attorney General​​​

Petition 2024-002

Prospective petition was filed on January 10, 2022. To begin the ballot title drafting process, chief petitioners must submit 1,000 sponsorship signatures.

Subject Provided by Chief Petitioner
Anti-combat robot act (view complete text of Initiative​)

Chief Petitioner
Tikhon Gilson, Pendleton, Oregon

1/21/2022 Withdrawn by chief petitioner.

Petition 2024-003

Prospective petition was filed on March 16, 2022. To begin the ballot title drafting process, chief petitioners must submit 1,000 sponsorship signatures.

Subject Provided by Chief Petitioners 

ABUSE, NEGLECT, AND ASSAULT EXEMPTION MODIFICATION AND IMPROVEMENT ACT ( view complete text of Initiative​)​

Chief Petitioners
David Michelson 25 NW 23rd Place Suite 6 #402, Portland, OR 97210
Isaac Farias 25 NW 23rd Place Suite 6 #402, Portland, OR 97210
Antonio Pirozzi 25 NW 23rd Place Suite 6 #402, Portland, OR 97210​

04/20/2022 Sponsorship signatures submitted for verification.​

05/04/2022 Signature verification of sponsorship signatures completed. Petition contains 1,224 signatures.​​

7/12/2022 Approved to circulate on goldenrod paper stock for any petition sheet that will be circulated by paid circulators. 

7/12/2022 Approved to circulate on white paper stock for any petition sheet that will be circulated by volunteer circulators.

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Petition 2024-004

Prospective petition was filed on April 26, 2022. To begin the ballot title drafting process, chief petitioners must submit 1,000 sponsorship signatures. 

Subject Provided by Chief Petitioners 

New tolls require regional voter approval (view complete text of Initiative​)

Chief Petitioners 

Dean Suhr P.O. Box 218, West Linn, Oregon 97068-0218
Lorely Miller 16104 S. Holcomb Blvd., Oregon City, Oregon 97045 ​

08/17/2022 Signature verification of sponsorship signatures completed.

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​Petition 2024-005

Prospective petition was filed on May 25, 2022. To begin the ballot title drafting process, chief petitioners must submit 1,000 sponsorship signatures.

Subject Provided by Chief Petitioners 

Open Enrollment Amendment ( view complete text of Initiative)

Chief Petitioners 

Marc Thielman P.O. Box 3242 Tualatin, Oregon 97062-3242
Donna Kreitzberg P.O. Box 3242 Tualatin, Oregon 97062-3242
Kimberly Gubala P.O. Box 3242 Tualatin, Oregon 97062-3242

8/25/2022 Signature verification of sponsorship signatures completed.

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Petition 2024-006

Prospective petition was filed on May 25, 2022. To begin the ballot title drafting process, chief petitioners must submit 1,000 sponsorship signatures.

Subject Provided by Chief Petitioners 

School Choice Amendment ( view complete text of Initiative)

Chief Petitioners

Marc Thielman P.O. Box 3242 Tualatin, Oregon 97062-3242
Donna Kreitzberg P.O. Box 3242 Tualatin, Oregon 97062-3242
Kimberly Gubala P.O. Box 3242 Tualatin, Oregon 97062-3242​

08/26/2022 Signature verification of sponsorship signatures completed.​

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Petition 2024-007

Prospective petition was filed on July 22, 2022. To begin the ballot title drafting process, chief petitioners must submit 1,000 sponsorship signatures.

Subject Provided by Chief Petitioners

Honest Elections: Fight Political Corruption and Require Transparency (view complete text of Initiative​) 

Chief Petitioners 
Jason Kafoury, Portland, Oregon 
David Delk, Portland, Oregon 
Rebecca Gladstone, Eugene, Oregon

Petition 2024-008

Prospective petition was filed on July 22, 2022. To begin the ballot title drafting process, chief petitioners must submit 1,000 sponsorship signatures.

Subject Provided by Chief Petitioners

Honest Elections: Stop Politicians from Impairing Campaign Finance Reform Laws (view complete text of Initiative​) 

Chief Petitioners 
Jason Kafoury, Portland, Oregon 
David Delk, Portland, Oregon 
Rebecca Gladstone, Eugene, Oregon

09/06/2022 Signature verification of sponsorship signatures completed.

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​Petition 2024-009

Prospective petition was filed on July 26, 2022. To begin the ballot title drafting process, chief petitioners must submit 1,000 sponsorship signatures.

Subject Provided by Chief Petitioners

Honest Elections: Fight Political Corruption and Require Disclosure and Transparency (view complete text of Initiative)

Chief Petitioners

Jason Kafoury, Portland, Oregon
David Delk, Portland, Oregon
Rebecca Gladstone, Eugene, Oregon


09/02/2022 Signature verification of sponsorship signatures completed.

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Petition 2024-010

Prospective petition was filed on July 28, 2022. To begin the ballot title drafting process, chief petitioners must submit 1,000 sponsorship signatures.

Subject Provided by Chief Petitioners

Oregon Senior Property Tax Freeze Act (view complete text of Initiative​)

Chief Petitioners

Bill Kennemer, Oregon City, Oregon
Raquel Moore-Green, Salem, Oregon
Kim Thatcher, Keizer, Oregon

Petition 2024-011

Prospective petition was filed on August 9, 2022. To begin the ballot title drafting process, chief petitioners must submit 1,000 sponsorship signatures.

Subject Provided by Chief Petitioners

STAR Voting For Oregon 1 (view complete text of Initiative)

Chief Petitioners

Deanna Kallen, Portland, Oregon
Zach Hudson, Troutdale, Oregon
Bryan Lewis, Portland, Oregon

09/19/2022 Sponsorship signatures submitted for verification.​

Petition 2024-012

Prospective petition was filed on August 9, 2022. To begin the ballot title drafting process, chief petitioners must submit 1,000 sponsorship signatures.

Subject Provided by Chief Petitioners

STAR Voting For Oregon 2 (view complete text of Initiative)

Chief Petitioners

Deanna Kallen, Portland, Oregon
Zach Hudson, Troutdale, Oregon
Bryan Lewis, Portland, Oregon

09/20/2022 Sponsorship signatures submitted for verification.

Petition 2024-013

Prospective petition was filed on August 24, 2022. To begin the ballot title drafting process, chief petitioners must submit 1,000 sponsorship signatures.

Subject Provided by Chief Petitioners

People Not Politicians Independent Redistricting Commission (view complete text of Initiative​)

Chief Petitioners

Gary Wilhelms, Portland, Oregon
Eric Richardson, Eugene, Oregon
Chris Telfer, Bend, Oregon

08/31/2022 Revised Text Submitted​

09/21/2022 Sponsorship signatures submitted for verification.​

Petition 2024-014

Prospective petition was filed on August 30, 2022. To begin the ballot title drafting process, chief petitioners must submit 1,000 sponsorship signatures.

Subject Provided by Chief Petitioners

People Not Politicians Legislative Redistricting (view complete text of Initiative​)

Chief Petitioners

Gary Wilhelms, Portland, Oregon
Eric Richardson, Eugene, Oregon
Chris Telfer, Bend, Oregon

09/22/2022 Sponsorship signatures submitted for verification.​

Petition 2024-015

Prospective petition was filed on September 6, 2022. To begin the ballot title drafting process, chief petitioners must submit 1,000 sponsorship signatures.

Subject Provided by Chief Petitioners

Oregon Rebate (view complete text of Initiative​)

Chief Petitioners

Antonio Gisbert, Philomath, Oregon
Anna Martinez, Portland, Oregon

9/15/2022 Revised text submitted​

09/23/2022 Withdrawn by chief petitioner(s)​

Petition 2024-016

Prospective petition was filed on September 12, 2022 . To begin the ballot title drafting process, chief petitioners must submit 1,000 sponsorship signatures.

Subject Provided by Chief Petitioners

Free and Equal Elections (view complete text of Initiative​)

Chief Petitioners

Ed Doyle, Hillsboro, Oregon
Michael DeWolf, Redmond, Oregon
Mark Porter, Sandy, Oregon

Petition 2024-017

Prospective petition was filed on September 19, 2022. To begin the ballot title drafting process, chief petitioners must submit 1,000 sponsorship signatures.

Subject Provided by Chief Petitioners 

Oregon Rebate 2 (view complete text of Initiative)

Chief Petitioners 

Antonio Gisbert, Portland, Oregon
Anna Martinez, Portland, Oregon

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