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.
For information on deadlines, signature requirements, and how to submit a petition for a referendum, initiative, or recall, click here.
Recently Filed City Petitions and Measures
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
- 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.
Historical Petitions and Measures
The City Elections Office archives filed petitions and measures from previous elections in Efiles. You can those historical documents here.