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The City of Portland, Oregon

Auditor Mary Hull Caballero

Promoting open and accountable government

2004 City Council Referred Measures Log

City Code Section 2.04.040 provides that the City council may refer a measure to the ballot for the following reasons:
  • Charter Amendments which require a vote of the people;
  • to refer ordinances or resolutions to the voters, when Council wants a public vote for political reasons;
  • to pass money measures, such as a bond measure or operating levy;
  • or to ask a general question in an area in which Council would like the public’s input or advice.

May 18, 2004 Primary Election

  1. Amends Charter:  Candidates Receiving Majority Vote at Primary are Elected

November 2, 2004 General Election

No measures referred by Council to date