Elections Division Rulemakings

​​​​Proposed Rulemaking​

Notice of Proposed Rulemaking Relating to Risk Limiting Audits

The Elections Division has decided not to go forward with proposed rule OAR 165-007-0295, which was Noticed on August 28, 2020.

Instead, the Elections Division has proposed the adoption of a revised administrative rule: OAR 165-007-0450.

The text of the revised proposed rule and the Notice

A hearing on the revised rule will be October 21, 2020 at 2 p.m., via Go To Meeting as follows:

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Comments due by Nov. 9, 2 p.m.​

Proposing an amendment to the State Initiative & Referendum Manual, related to prospective petitions on referenda.
Comments due by Jan. 30, 2020 at 4 p.m.

​Temporary Administrative Order

Adopts Filing Deadlines to Fill Vacancy - Judge of the Circuit Court, District 2, Position 6

Effective Date: 7/10/2020 through 11/03/2020

​​Permanent Administrative ​Orders​

Recent Completed Rulemakings​​

Adopts amendments and new rules related to HB 2983 and other campaign finance statutes (June 11, 2020)
See OAR 165-001-0010​​

Adopts revisions to the manuals on initiatives and referendums, recalls, referrals and circulator training (March 17, 2020)
See OAR 165-014-0005​

Adopts Amendments to the Vote By Mail Procedures Manual (March 3, 2020)
See OAR 165-007-0030​

Adopts Amendments to the Campaign Finance Manual​​ (March 2, 2020)

See OAR 165-012-0005​​

Establishes timelines for the referrals to the November 3, 2020, General Election (Feb. 11, 2020)
See OAR 165-007-2020​​

Proposing amendments to state and local candidates and political parties manuals​ ​(Feb. 26, 2020)
See OAR 165-010-0005​​

Proposing amendments to the v​oters' pamphlet manual​ (Feb. 26, 2020)
See OAR 165-016-0000​​



Sept. 16, 2020​

Aug. 28, 2020​

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​Rulemaking Contact

Michelle Teed

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

Current Rules