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The City of Portland, Oregon

Auditor Simone Rede

Promoting open and accountable government

2004 Referendum Petition Log

  • Required signatures of active voters - 17,183
  • Petitioners must file their petitions for signature verification within 30 days of the Council action.  
  • Per City Code Section 2.02.040 E., emergency ordinances are not subject to referendum
  • Referendum procedures are available via Elections website
Petition # 1 - Petition to Refer Emergency Ordinance No. 177937
  • 10/01/03 - Petition filed
  • 10/02/03 - City has decided the ordinance is not subject to referendum because the City Council passed it as an emergency ordinance.
Chief Petitioners - Eric D. Dickman & Floy E. Jones
Text of Ordinance No. 177937 (PDF document, 385 KB)