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Auditor Mary Hull Caballero

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City Referendum Petition Procedures

Details of the regulations, rules and procedures for filing a referendum petition with the City of Portland.

General Information about Referendums

General information regarding the City's Referendum Petition Process

Referendum Process

Step-by-step description of the City Referendum Process

Referendum Signature Deadlines

Information regarding the filing deadlines for referendum petitions

Referendum Signature Requirements

Information regarding the number of signature required to refer an ordinance to the voters

Specific City Referendum Petition Regulations

City requirements and regulations governing the referendum petition process