Financial Estimate Committee

​​​​​Pursuant to ORS 250.125​, a five-member Financial Estimate Committee (FEC), composed of the Secretary of State, State Treasurer, Director of the Department of Revenue, Director of the Department of Administrative Services, and a local government representative must prepare an estimate of the financial impact of each measure to be voted on in statewide elections. Once completed, the estimate of financial impact will be printed in the Voters' Pamphlet and on the ballot.


All meetings are held in the Oregon Capitol Building, 900 Court St NE, Salem

Tuesday, Jul. 17, 2018, 11 a.m., Hearing Roo​m 170:
  • July 17 Agenda​
  • Overview of Financial Estimate Committee process and requirements
  • Draft estimates of financial impact for Referral 401, Initiative Petitions 1, 22, 31 and 37
Tuesday, Jul. 24, 2018, 2 p.m., Hearing Room 170:
  • Staff from the Secretary of State's office will accept oral and written public comments.
    You may submit public comments on the draft financial estimate statements. Comments must be received by Tuesday, July 24, 2018 at 2 p.m. Send written comments by email to:​. Written testimony must either be submitted before the hearing or brought to the hearing.
Friday, Jul. 27, 2018, 11 a.m., Hearing Room 170:
  • July 27 Agenda​
  • Possible revisions and vote on final estimates of financial impact

Supporting Documents

Supporting Documents for Referral 401:

Supporting Documents for Initiative Petition 1:

Supporting Documents for Initiative Petition 22:

Supporting Documents for Initiative Petition 31:

Supporting Documents for Initiative Petition 37:

Public Comments

Financial Estimate Statement for Referral 401 - Oregon Housing Alliance (Alison McIntosh) ​​

Live Stream

Archived video and audio of committee meetings​ are available after each meeting.

​​Stay Informed


Key Contacts

For questions on the FEC or general ballot measure process, contact the Oregon Secretary of State Elections Division 503-986-1518 or

For questions on scheduling, contact the Legislative Policy and Research Office at 503-986-1539.