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The City of Portland, Oregon

Auditor Simone Rede

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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