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PDX 14 Does Not Qualify for November Ballot 6/24/2008

The Auditor received a certification letter today from Tim Scott, Director of Elections for Multnomah County, indicating that the results of two random samples of signatures show that the initiative petition ID No. PDX 14 does not contain the required 27,255 valid signatures to qualify for placement on the November 4, 2008 ballot.


Initiative petition ID No. PDX 14 is "An ordinance to provide health insurance to all children attending the Portland public schools," submitted by Chief Petitioners Gregg and Marcia Coodley.


The following related documents can now be viewed on Portland Online:


Letter to Chief Petitioners from Office of City Auditor

Certification Letter from Multnomah County

Multnomah County Petition Processing Statistics Report

Multnomah County Calculations