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Current Petitions and Measures

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On this page, you will find active petitions and measures that have been filed with the City Elections Office. You can also use this page to access historical petitions and measures.
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For information on deadlines, signature requirements, and how to submit a petition for a referendum, initiative, or recall, visit "File Petitions to Place Measures on the Ballot."


Recently Filed City Petitions and Measures

PDX21OL-02 – Prospective Recall Petition

Petition Filed: July 8, 2021
Required Number of Signatures: 47,788
Deadline to Submit Signatures: October 6, 2021
Chief Petitioner: Melissa Blount, P.O. Box 12210, Portland, OR 97212

History:

  • July 8, 2021: Prospective recall petition filed.
  • July 9, 2021: Prospective recall petition approved for circulation.
  • September 22, 2021: Recall campaign requested extension.
  • September 24, 2021: Request for extension denied.

Current Status: No signatures submitted.

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PDX21OL-01 – Prospective Recall Petition

Petition Filed: July 1, 2021
Required Number of Signatures: 47,788
Deadline to Submit Signatures: September 29, 2021
Chief Petitioner: Melissa Blount, P.O. Box 12210, Portland, OR 97212

History:

  • July 1, 2021: Prospective recall petition filed.
  • July 6, 2021: Prospective recall petition amended.
  • July 7, 2021: Prospective recall petition approved for circulation.
  • July 8, 2021: Prospective recall petition withdrawn.

Current Status: Withdrawn.

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2020-PDX01 – Portland Council Reformation

Petition Filed: December 9, 2020
Intended Election Date: May 17, 2022
Chief Petitioner: Gregory Horner, 7040 SW Terwilliger Blvd, Portland, OR 97219

History:

  • December 9, 2020: Prospective initiative petition filed. Constitutional review period began (determination must be completed and chief petitioner notified of determination outcome within six business days, or December 17, 2020).
  • December 16, 2020: Constitutional review completed and chief petitioner notified of determination. Prospective initiative petition determined not to meet the requirements of Article IV, Section 1 (2)(d) of the Oregon Constitution. Prospective initiative petition deemed void.

Current Status: Void. Petition voided on December 16, 2020 based on the Auditor's Office's determination that the petition did not meet the requirements of Article IV, Section 1 (2)(d) of the Oregon Constitution.

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Historical Petitions and Measures

The City Elections Office archives filed petitions and measures from previous elections in Efiles. Please note that the City Elections Office is currently archiving all of its historical petitions and measures. Email elections@portlandoregon.gov to request any historical petitions and measures.

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