2.16.050 Requirements for Certification.

City Code Section

(Amended by Ordinance Nos. 190243 and 190598, effective December 10, 2021.)

A.  In addition to the requirements of Section 2.16.040 and the limitations in Section 2.16.120, to qualify as a Certified Candidate:

1.  After filing a Notice of Intent, a Candidate for Mayor must collect an aggregate total determined by the Portland Elections Commission, if any, from at least 750 Matchable Donors.

2.  After filing a Notice of Intent, a Candidate for Commissioner or Auditor must collect an aggregate total determined by the Portland Elections Commission, if any, from at least 250 Matchable Donors.

The Portland Elections Commission may establish additional requirements for certification relating to the Contributions collected from Matchable Donors and filing methods, and any such requirements will be published in administrative rules.

B.  The Director may change the number of Contributions required to be eligible as a Certified Candidate in a special election.

C.  A Participating Candidate must apply to the Director for certification by the application deadline, which shall be no later than the Candidate filing deadline.

Upcoming and Recent Changes

Ordinance Number 190243

Effective Date