Elections Division Rulemakings

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Temporary Administrative Orders

Amends State Voters’ Pamphlet Manual
Amends the state and local Candidate Manuals
Clarifies campaign advertising disclosure requirements​
Deadline to Recalculate Precinct Committeepersons​
Relating To Redistricting if Secretary of State is Required to Draft Redistricting Plan​

​​​​​​​​​​​​Proposed Rulemaking​

Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for OAR 165-007-0550

Proposes rule related to reporting the tally of ballots received on and after election day

  • Last day and time to offer comment to the agency: January 25, 2022, 3 p.m.
  • Hearing on January 24, 2022, 2 p.m. – 3 p.m.
    Click here to join the meeting on January 24​
    or call in (audio only)
    Phone Number: 503-446-4951
    ​ Phone Conference ID: 799 102 919#

Recently Completed Rulemaking

Notice of Permanent Administrative Orders

165-007-0030 – Designating the Vote By Mail Procedures Manual​

165-007-0045 – Adopts administrative rule related to postal indicators and ballots received by mail​

165-007-0130 – Method of Calculating Total Eligible Voters for Property Tax Measure Elections​

165-007-0270 – Amends deadlines for conducting administrative recounts​ ​

165-007-0310 – Amends requirements for county security plans​

Hand Count of Ballots​

Regarding Repeal of 165-005-0180
 Repeal of Rule for Inactivating Voters for Not Voting or Updating Registration
Effective date of Repeal January 6, 2022


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​Rulemaking Contact

Bob Roberts​

255 Capitol St. NE, Suite 501
Salem, OR 97310

Current Rules