Skip to Main Content View Text-Only

The City of Portland, Oregon

Auditor Mary Hull Caballero

Promoting open and accountable government

November 2020 Initiative Petition Log

INITIATIVES INTENDED FOR NOVEMBER 3, 2020 GENERAL ELECTION

• Deadline to submit signature sheets – 5:00 p.m. July 6, 2020

• Required signatures of active voters – 37,638


Title: Decriminalize Natural Psychedelics

Petition ID Assigned: PDX 02

Petition Filed: 11/5/2019

Documents:

Text of proposed Charter change - via chief petitioners

Filing of prospective petition (SEL 370)

Ballot title - via City Attorney 

Campaign Finance Account: Decriminalize Nature Portland

Chief Petitioners:

Nicholas Combest
7149 N. Macrum Ave.
Portland, OR 97203
Phone: 541-631-9819
Email: decrminalizenaturepdx@gmail.com

Bryan Kim
7149 N. Macrum Ave.
Portland, OR 97203
Phone: 619-382-7888
Email: decrminalizenaturepdx@gmail.com

Holly Sullivan
7149 N. Macrum Ave.
Portland, OR 97203
Phone: 619-382-7888
Email: decrminalizenaturepdx@gmail.com

Status:

11/05/19 - Prospective petition filed; Auditor determining if meets requirements of Section 1(2)(d) and (5), Article IV of the Oregon Constitution

11/14/19 - 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.

11/14/19 - Ballot title request for prospective initiative petition PDX 02 sent to City Attorney per ORS 250.275. Ballot title due to City Auditor's Office by 11/21/19.

11/21/19 - 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 Tuesday, December 3, 2019. Notification available here.  

12/4/19 - Ballot title is final. No challenges to ballot title delivered to Elections Office or filed in Multnomah County Circuit Court. Petitioners may submit cover and signature sheets for approval to circulate petition. 

12/12/19 - Petitioners submit cover and signature sheets and are approved for circulation. Campaign finance petition committee account organized with Secretary of State. 37,638 valid registered City of Portland voter signatures required to be filed with Elections Office prior to July 6, 2020. 


Title: Decriminalization of Natural Psychedelics  (Withdrawn 11/1/2019 by petitioners)

Petition ID Assigned: PDX 01

Petition Filed: 10/25/2019

Documents:

Text of proposed Charter change - via chief petitioners

Filing of prospective petition (SEL 370)

Withdrawal of Petition (SEL 375)

Chief Petitioners:

Nicholas Combest
7149 N. Macrum Ave.
Portland, OR 97203
Phone: 541-631-9819
Email: decrminalizenaturepdx@gmail.com

Bryan Kim
7149 N. Macrum Ave.
Portland, OR 97203
Phone: 619-382-7888
Email: decrminalizenaturepdx@gmail.com

Status:

10/25/19 - Prospective petition filed; Auditor determining if meets requirements of Section 1(2)(d) and (5), Article IV of the Oregon Constitution

11/01/19 - Chief petitioners withdraw petition (form SEL 375 filed with City Auditor's Office). Petition void.