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.

Final Estimate of Financial Impact

Final statement approved by Financial Estimate Committee on September 22, 2017. Secretary of State Dennis Richardson dissented from the statement.


Friday, Sept. 8, 2017, 11:30 am, Hearing Room 170:  Watch Video of Sept. 8 meeting >
Agenda for Sept. 8​
  • Elect the 5th committee member (local government representative) 
  • Overview of Financial Estimate Committee process and requirements 
  • Draft and vote on the draft estimate of financial impact: IRR 301 ​
Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017, 10 am, Hearing Room 170: Watch Video of Sept. 14 meeting >​
  • Staff from the Secretary of State's office took oral and written public comments 
Friday, Sept. 22, 2017, 10, Hearing Room 170: Watch Video of Sept. 22 meeting >​
  • Possible ​revisions and vote on the estimate of financial impact

Public Comments Received

Draft Statement for Comments

Supporting Documents

FEC Memo on IRR 301 - 9/17​
R301 FE​C Preliminary Draft Statement​
Financial Estimate Committee Requirements Overview

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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.