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The City of Portland, Oregon

Auditor Mary Hull Caballero

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November 6, 2018 General Election Initiative Petition Log

INITIATIVES INTENDED FOR NOVEMBER 6th, 2018 GENERAL ELECTION

• Deadline to submit signature sheets - 5:00 p.m. July 6, 2018

• Required signatures of active registered City of Portland voters to qualify to the ballot – 34,156


Petitions Qualified to the Ballot

Initiative Petition PDX 03  "Fair Elections/Clean Governance Charter Amendment"

Initiative Petition PDX 04 "Portland Clean Energy Community Benefits Initiative 2018"


Petition ID PDX 01 (Withdrawn by petitioners)

Prospective Petition Filed: 12/20/2017

Chief Petitioners (contact information):

Ronald A. Buel
1810 NE 70th Ave.
Portland OR 97213
Ron@donavoncards.com
 
B. Elizabeth Trojan
12320 SW 60th
Portland, OR 97219
elizat8@pobox.com

Petition Documents: 

Text of Proposed Charter Change (via chief petitioners) 

Withdrawal of Petition From SEL 375

Title of Prospective Initiative Petition

Fair Elections/Clean Governance Charter Amendment

Status: 

12/20/17 - Prospective initiative petition filed: Auditor determining if meets requirements of Section 1(2)(d) and (5), Article IV of the Oregon Constitution. Limited constitutional review to be completed by 12/28/17. 

12/28/17 - Prospective initiative petition meets requirements of Section 1(2)(d) and (5), Article IV of the Oregon Constitution.  Petition copy to be sent to City Attorney on 12/29/17 to draft a ballot title.  

12/29/17 - Ballot title request for prospective initiative petition PDX 01 sent to City Attorney per ORS 250.275. Ballot title due to City Auditor's Office by 1/8/17. 

01/05/18 - Chief petitioners submit SEL 375 Withdrawal of Petition for prospective petition ID PDX01. Petition void. 


Petition ID PDX 02 (Withdrawn by petitioners)

Prospective Petition Filed: 1/18/2018

Chief Petitioner & Authorized Agents (contact information):

Adriana Voss-Andreae (chief petitioner)
1517 SE Holly St. 
Portland OR 97214
vossandreae@gmail.com
 
Elbert Mondaine (chief petitioner)
9115 N. Portsmouth
Portland, OR 97203
edmondaine@ctoregon.org
 
Lenny Dee  (authorized agent)
lenny@onwardoregon.org

Paige Richardson (authorized agent)
paiger13@gmail.com

Petition Documents: 

Text of Proposed City Code (via chief petitioner) 

Ballot Title (via City Attorney) 

Ballot Title Challenge  (via Challenger Pat McCormick)

Constitutional Determination Challenge (via Challenger Pat McCormick) 

PDX 02 Petition Withdrawal Form (SEL 375 via Chief Petitioners)

Title of Initiative Petition: 

Portland Climate Action Community Benefits Initiative 2018

Status: 

1/18/18 - Prospective initiative petition filed: Auditor determining if meets requirements of Section 1(2)(d) and (5), Article IV of the Oregon Constitution. Limited constitutional review to be completed by 1/25/18. 

1/25/18 - Prospective initiative petition meets requirements of Section 1(2)(d) and (5), Article IV of the Oregon Constitution.  Petition copy to be sent to City Attorney on 1/26/18 to request ballot title.  

1/26/18 - Request for ballot title for prospective initiative petition PDX 02 sent to City Attorney per ORS 270.275. Ballot title due to Auditor's Office by 2/2/18. 

2/2/18 - City Attorney files ballot title with City Elections Office for PDX 02. Ballot title challenge period begins; any elector may petition for review of the title in Multnomah County Circuit Court. Review period ends February 13, 2018. Notification available here.  

2/14/18 - City Auditor receives ballot title challenge and Constitutional determination appeal from Portland elector. Petitions for reviews for both items to be scheduled by Multnomah County Circuit Court for a hearing. 

2/21/18 - Multnomah County Circuit Court hearing scheduled for 3/23/18. Court will hear oral arguments for both Constitutional and ballot title challenges.

3/21/18 - PDX 02 Chief Petitioners submit SEL 375 Petition Withdrawal form. Petition void. 


Petition ID PDX 03

Prospective Petition Filed: 1/24/2018

Petition campaign finance committee (ORESTAR) ID: 19120, Honest Elections Portland 

Chief Petitioners and Authorized Agents (contact information):

Ronald A. Buel (chief petitioner) 
1810 NE 70th Ave.
Portland OR 97213
Ron@donavoncards.com
 
B. Elizabeth Trojan (chief petitioner) 
12320 SW 60th
Portland, OR 97219
elizat8@pobox.com
 
Dan Meek (authorized agent)
dan@meek.net 
 
David Delk (authorized agent)
Davidafd@ymail.com

Key Petition Documents: 

Text of Proposed Charter Change (via chief petitioners)  

Ballot Title (prepared by City Attorney) 

Certification by City Auditor's Office

Letter to PDX 03 Chief Petitioners

Multnomah County Results Memo

Notice of City Measure Election - Measure 26-200 Assigned

Title of Petition: 

Fair Elections/Clean Governance Charter Amendment

Status: 

1/24/18 - Prospective initiative petition filed: Auditor determining if meets requirements of Section 1(2)(d) and (5), Article IV of the Oregon Constitution. Limited Constitutional review to be completed by 1/31/18. 

1/31/18 - Prospective initiative petition meets requirements of Section 1(2)(d) and (5), Article IV of the Oregon Constitution. Petition copy to be sent to City Attorney for request of ballot title on 2/1/18. 

2/1/18 - Request for ballot title for prospective initiative petition PDX 03 sent to City Attorney per ORS 270.275. Ballot title due to Auditor's Office by 2/8/18. 

2/8/18 - City Attorney files ballot title  with City Elections Office for PDX 03. Ballot title challenge period begins; any elector may petition for review of the title in Multnomah County Circuit Court. Review period ends February 20, 2018. Notification available here.  

2/21/18 - No challenges to ballot title received by City for PDX 03. Cover and signature sheets may be submitted for approval to circulate. 

3/12/18- Chief petitioners submit cover and signature sheets for approval to circulate; Auditor's Office approves sheets on 3/14/18.  

7/6/18 - PDX 03 Chief Petitioners submit perfected petition with signature sheets purporting to contain 55,194 signatures.

7/6/18 - Auditor's Office begins organization and signature verification of PDX 03 according to Oregon administrative rules and state law. Notification to petitioners regarding qualification to the Nov 6, 2018 ballot required by August 6, 2018. 

8/6/18 - City review and Multnomah County Elections statistical sampling show PDX 03 contains approximately 34,227 valid City of Portland registered voter signatures, qualifying it to the Nov. 6, 2018 ballot. 

8/9/18 - City certifies measure to the Nov. 6, 2018 ballot with Multnomah County Elections Division via SEL 802 notice of city measure election form; county assigns measure number 26-200.


Petition ID PDX 04

Prospective Petition Filed: 2/21/2018

Petition campaign finance committee (ORESTAR): ID 19344, Portland Clean Energy Fund

Chief Petitioner & Authorized Agents (contact information):

Adriana Voss-Andreae (chief petitioner)
1517 SE Holly St. 
Portland OR 97214
vossandreae@gmail.com
 
Elbert Mondaine (chief petitioner)
9115 N. Portsmouth
Portland, OR 97203
edmondaine@ctoregon.org
 
Lenny Dee  (authorized agent)
lenny@onwardoregon.org

Paige Richardson (authorized agent)
paiger13@gmail.com

Key Petition Documents: 

Text of Proposed City Code (via chief petitioners)  

Final Ballot Title (via Mult. Co. Circuit Court Judge Souede) 

Certification by City Auditor's Office

Letter to PDX 04 Chief Petitioners

Multnomah County Results Memo

Notice of Measure Election - Measure Number 26-201 Assigned

Background Documents: 

Original Ballot Title (via City Attorney)

Ballot Title Challenge (via challenger Pat McCormick) 

Ballot Title Challenge (via challenger Robert Short)

Constitutional Determination Challenge (via Robert Short) 

Mult. Co. Judge Souede Opinion and Order - Constitutional Requirements 

Mult. Co. Judge Souede Opinion and Order - Ballot Title  

Title of Initiative Petition: 

Portland Clean Energy Community Benefits Initiative 2018

Status: 

2/21/18 - Prospective initiative petition filed: Auditor determining if meets requirements of Section 1(2)(d) and (5), Article IV of the Oregon Constitution. Limited Constitutional review to be completed by 2/28/18. 

2/28/18 - Prospective initiative petition meets requirements of Section 1(2)(d) and (5), Article IV of the Oregon Constitution. Petition copy to be sent to City Attorney for request of ballot title on 3/1/18. 

3/1/18 - Request for ballot title for prospective initiative petition PDX 04 sent to City Attorney per ORS 270.275. Ballot title due to Auditor's Office by 3/8/18. 

3/5/18 - City Attorney files ballot title with City Elections Office for PDX 04. Ballot title challenge period begins; any elector may petition for review of the title in Multnomah County Circuit Court. Review period ends Wednesday, March 14, 2018. Notification available here. 

3/15/18 - Auditor's Office receives two ballot title challenges to PDX 04 and one Constitutional determination appeal. Hearings to review the items to be scheduled by Multnomah County Circuit Court. 

3/23/18 - Multnomah County Circuit Court will hold hearing on Constitutional challenge and ballot title challenge April 20, 2018 at 1:30 PM. 

4/30/18 - Multnomah County Circuit Court Judge Souede issues order upholding Constitutional determination of PDX 04. 

5/03/18 - Multnomah County Circuit Court Judge Souede issues opinion and order on final ballot title wording for PDX 04. 

5/04/18 - Petitioners submit cover and signature sheets for approval to circulate; Auditor's Office approves sheets as submitted on 5/04/18. 

7/5/18 - PDX 04 Chief Petitioners submit perfected petition with signature sheets purporting to contain 60,911 signatures.

7/5/18 - Auditor's Office begins organization and signature verification of PDX 04 according to Oregon administrative rules and state law. Notification to petitioners regarding qualification to the Nov 6, 2018 ballot required by August 6, 2018. 

7/6/18 - PDX 04 Petitioners return additional 817 signatures for a total purported signature count of 61,728 by the deadline. 

7/27/18 - City review and Multnomah County Elections statistical sampling show PDX 04 contains approximately 39,755 valid City of Portland registered voter signatures, qualifying it to the Nov. 6, 2018 ballot. 

7/27/18 - Per Portland City Code 2.04.100 A., measure will be certified with Multnomah County Elections Division to appear on the Nov. 6, 2018 ballot, receive measure number, after 30-day period to allow for potential Council action. Council may adopt petition by non-emergency ordinance. 30-day period ends August 27, 2018. 

8/29/18 - Council does not adopt petition and the measure is certified to the Nov. 6, 2018 ballot. Multnomah County Elections division assigns measure number 26-201.