The City Auditor has adopted Interim Administrative Rules as authorized by City Code Section 2.10.020 to ensure the effective administrative of the Campaign Finance Fund. These Administrative Rules are effective August 25, 2005. The rules can be found online at http://www.portlandonline.com/auditor/index.cfm?c=39573
The Citizen Campaign Commission will be appointed in September 2005. One of their first tasks will be to review these Interim Administrative Rules and advise the Auditor as to any necessary changes or modifications. The Auditor anticipates adopting Final Administrative Rules before the first of the year.
September 1st will be the first day prospective candidates may file a Declaration of Intent and begin collecting qualifying contributions for the May 2006 election.