Laws, Rules, Directives and Restrictions
Governing the Elections Process
Election Law Summary presents a starting place for an overview of election laws in Oregon.
Redistricting Directive, September 9, 2021
Post Election Audits Directive, September 22, 2021
Administrative Rules and Statutes
Oregon Administrative Rules pertaining to the Elections Division.
|Administration of Election Laws||
|Qualification and Registration of Electors||
|Political Parties; Presidential Electors|| 248 |
|Initiative and Referendum||250|
|Conduct of Elections||
|Special District Elections||
|Election Contests; Recounts||
|Campaign Finance Regs.; Election Offenses||260 |
Election Law Changes
Read a synopsis of the 2018 revisions, the
2019 revisions and the
2021 revisions, enacted in the last legislative session.
Statistical Sampling Rules
The formula used for random sampling for ballot initiative petitions is in
OAR 165-014-0030 (see attachments referenced in rule text link at bottom of rule)