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Section 2-502 Qualifications and Restrictions on Other City Candidacy.

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There shall be an Auditor of the City of Portland who shall possess the same qualifications required of a Commissioner, and in addition, shall at the time of filing a declaration of candidacy, or a nominating petition for the office of Auditor be a Certified Public Accountant, Certified Internal Auditor, or Certified Management Accountant and remain certified as such throughout the term of office, if elected.  The Auditor shall be elected at the general municipal election and shall serve for a term of four (4) years.  If an Auditor shall be elected without such qualifications or shall cease to have the same, the office shall immediately become vacant.  The Auditor shall not run for election to any other City office during the Auditor’s term.  The act of filing for another City office will be the same as a resignation, which shall be effective as of the date of such filing.  [Ch. 1903, sec. 269; am. May 3, 1913, sec. 97; rev. 1914, sec. 64; 1928 pub., sec. 64; 1942 recod., sec. 2‑401; rev. Nov. 6, 1962; am. May 15, 1984; am. May 20, 1986; am. May 18, 1994; recodified Section 2-501 May 16, 2017, effective June 14, 2017; amended by Ordinance No. 190204, effective December 18, 2020.]

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