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Auditor Mary Hull Caballero

Promoting open and accountable government

May 2014 Primary Election Initiative Petition Log

INITIATIVES INTENDED FOR MAY 20, 2014 PRIMARY ELECTION

•  Deadline to submit signature sheets - 5:00 p.m. January 21st, 2014

•  Required signatures of active voters – 29,786


 

Petition ID PDX 4

Prospective Petition Filed: 7/26/13

Chief Petitioners (contact information):

Floy Jones

(503)-238-4649

floy21@msn.com

Kent Craford

(503) 961-4191

kentcraford@hotmail.com

Sponsoring Organization:

Portlanders for Water Reform

Title of Prospective Initiative Petition:

Establishment of the Portland Public Water District

Status:

7/26/13 - Prospective petition filed; Auditor determining if meets requirements of Section 1(2) (D) and (5) of Article IV of the Oregon Constitution.

8/2/13 - Prospective petition determined to meet the requirements of Section 1(2)(D) and (5), Article IV of the Oregon Constitution.

8/2/13 - Two copies forwarded to the City Attorney's Office for preparation of the ballot title.

8/8/13 - City Attorney delivers ballot title to Auditor.  Ballot title challenge period: an elector may file a petition for review of this ballot title in the Multnomah County Circuit Court no later than 5:00 P.M. on Monday, August 19, 2013.

8/19/13 - Ballot title challenge filed in Multnomah County Circuit Court.

8/19/13 - Second Ballot title challenge filed in Multnomah County Circuit Court.

10/10/13 - Judge Roberts issues a Certification Opinion on the ballot title for PDX 4.

10/14/13 - Chief petitioners submit cover and signature sheets for circulation.

10/14/13 - Auditor's Office approves cover and signature sheets (form SEL 373); chief petitioners must submit signatures no later than January 21st, 2014 (four months before the May 20, 2014 Primary Election).

1/21/14 - Auditor's Office recieves initiative petition signature sheets; chief petitioners estimate to have collected 50,213 signatures. City Auditor's Office has 30 days to complete verification process and arrange for validation of signatures with Multnomah County.

2/06/14-Auditor's Office received statistical sampling reports from Multnomah County Elections Office. Petition is estimated to have 32,858 valid City of Portland registered voters and therefore qualifes for the ballot.

2/06/14- Auditor's Office certified results.

02/14/14- Notice of Measure Election filed with Mutlnomah County Elections. PDX 4 certified to May 20, 2014 Primary Election ballot and given measure number 26-156.

5/20/14 - Voters reject measure 26-156.

Related Documents:

Text of Proposed Charter Change - Prepared by petitioners

Ballot Title - Prepared by Office of the City Attorney

1st Ballot Title Challenge 

2nd Ballot Title Challenge 

Final Ballot Title - Issued by Multnomah County Circuit Court Judge Roberts

Approved Cover and Signature Sheet - PDX 4 circulation forms

Auditor's Office Letter to Petitioners

Multnomah County Calculation Sheet

Auditor's Certification of Results

 


Petition ID PDX 3

 

Prospetive Petition Filed: 7/18/13

Chief Petitioners (contact information):

Floy Jones

(503) 238-4649

Kent Craford
kentcraford@hotmail.com
(503) 961-4191

Sponsoring Organization:

Portlanders for Water Reform

Title of Prospective Initiative Petition:

Establishment of the Portland Public Water District

 

Status:

7/18/13 - Prospective petition filed; Auditor determining if meets requirements of Section 1(2)(D) and (5), Article IV of the Oregon Constitution.
7/25/13 - Prospective petition determined to meet the requirements of Section 1 (2) (D) and (5) Article IV of the Oregon Constitution.

7/25/13 - Petition withdrawn. Form SEL 375 submitted by chief petitioners to withdraw PDX 3.


 

Related Documents:

Text of Proposed Charter Change- prepared by petitioners (updated text filed, 7/18/13)

 


Petition ID PDX 1

Prospective Petition Filed:   8/22/2012

Chief Petitioners (contact information):

Kimberly Kaminski

kim@safewateroregon.org

Roger Burt

rogereburt@hotmail.com

Petition Committee

Clean Water Portland Initiative Committee

State Committee ID# 16146 Statement of Organization

Title of Initiative Petition: 

Amends Charter: Prohibits certain chemicals and substances in drinking water.

Status: 

8/22/12 - Prospective petition filed; Auditor determining if meets requirements of Section 1(2)(D) and (5), Article IV of the Oregon Constitution.

8/30/12 - Prospective petition determined to meet the requirements of Section 1(2)(D) and (5), Article IV of the Oregon Constitution. 

8/30/12 - Two copies forwarded to City Attorney for ballot title preparation.

9/6/12 - City Attorney delivers ballot title to Auditor.  Ballot title challenge period: an elector may file a petition for review of this ballot title in the Multnomah County Circuit Court no later than 5:00 P.M. on Monday, September 17, 2012.

9/17/12 - Ballot title challenge filed in the Multnomah County Circuit Court.

11/26/12 - Judge Immergut issued final ruling on PDX 1 ballot title challenge.

1/17/13 - Chief Petitioners submit cover and signature sheets for circulation.

1/17/13 - Auditor's Office approves cover and signature sheets (form SEL 373); chief petitioners must submit signatures no later than January 21st, 2014 (four months before the May 20, 2014 Primary Election).

11/15/13 - Auditor's Office receives withdrawal form for PDX 01 from Chief Petitioners.

Related Documents:

Text of Proposed Charter Change - Prepared by petitioners

Ballot title - Prepared by the Office of the City Attorney

Final Ballot Title - Issued by Multnomah County Circuit Court Judge Immergut

Notice to Chief Petitioners - Regarding Signature Sheet Approval

Approved Signature and Cover Sheet - PDX 01 petition circulation forms

Withdrawal Form - SEL 375 - Petition withdrawal