(Amended by Ordinance No. 177200, effective February 21, 2003.)
A. Upon receipt of the abstract of the vote tally for nominated or elected officers and measures from the County, the City Elections Officer shall act as follows no later than 30 days after the election.
B. The City Elections Officer shall:
1. Prepare a register of nominations, including the name of each candidate nominated, the position for which the candidate was nominated, and the date of entry;
2. Proclaim to the City Council the candidates nominated or elected and the measures approved;
3. Proclaim which measure is paramount if approved measures contain conflicting provisions; and
4. Prepare and deliver to each candidate a certificate of nomination or election, provided each candidate has filed financial statements relating to the election that the candidate is required to file under ORS 260.058 and 260.068.
C. The certificate is primary evidence of nomination or election. No candidate shall take the oath of office before receiving a certificate of election from the City Elections Officer. The City Elections Officer shall not grant a certificate of nomination or election to any candidate until the candidate has filed the statements relating to the election that the candidate is required to file under ORS 260.058 and 260.068.
D. A contested election and recount of votes for any City office shall be determined according to state law regulating these proceedings.
E. Any write-in candidate for a city office who wishes a tally of votes shall file a written request for the tally with the City Elections Officer. The City Elections Officer shall forward the request to the Multnomah, Clackamas and Washington County Elections Officers. The request shall be filed with the City Elections Officer by the deadline prescribed in state law.