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The City of Portland, Oregon

Auditor Mary Hull Caballero

Promoting open and accountable government

Calendar - May 19, 2020 Primary Election Important Dates

May 19, 2020 Primary Election Schedule
     
250th day before (ORS 249.037) 9/12/2019 First day to file as a candidate
     
180th day before (City Code Section 2.16.140 C) 11/21/2019 14-Day ORESTAR reporting of contributions and expenditures begins
     
 (OAE Administrative Rule 14) 1/15/2020 Last day to file notice of intent to participate in City's Open and Accountable Elections Program (public campaign financing) - contact the program for more information
     
 (City Code Section 2.1.6050 B)

1/29/2020

Last day to be certified to participate in City's Open and Accountable Elections Program (public campaign financing) - contact the program for more information
     
4 months before (City Code Section 2.04.090) 1/21/2020 Deadline to file completed initiative petitions aimed at May 2020 Primary
     
30 days prior to county filing (ORS 249.655) 2/18/2020 Last day to file tax and bond measures with Tax Supervising and Conservation Commission
     
70th day before (ORS 249.037) 3/10/2020 Last day to file as a candidate for City office
     
67th day before (ORS 249.170) 3/13/2020 Last day to withdraw as a candidate for City office
     
61st day before (ORS 254.095) 3/19/2020 Deadline for Auditor to file list of candidates and measures with County
     
2 days after County filing (OAR 165-022-0010) 3/23/2020 Deadline for candidate filing in voters' pamphlet
     
42nd day before (ORS 260.057) 4/7/2020 7-Day ORESTAR reporting of contributions and expenditures begins 
     
21st day before (ORS 260.057) 4/28/2020 Last day to register to vote in Primary Election
     
Third Tuesday in May (ORS 254.056) 5/19/2020 Primary Election held
     
20th day after (ORS 254.545(3)) 6/8/2020 County deadline to deliver abstract of votes
     
30th day after (City Code Section 2.08.120) 6/18/2020 Deadline for City to hear proclamation to Council concerning candidates and measures