(1) Subject to the directives and instructions prepared and distributed or given by the Secretary of State under ORS 246.120 or 246.140, a county clerk may exercise general supervision of administration of election laws by each local elections official in the county for the purpose of achieving and maintaining a maximum degree of correctness, impartiality, efficiency and uniformity in the administration by local elections officials. In this regard the county clerk may assist local elections officials in answering questions concerning the proper administration of election laws.
(2) If under this section two or more county clerks exercise general supervision of the same local elections official, the county clerks shall cooperate and coordinate to insure uniformity of general supervision. [1957 c.608 §9; 1979 c.190 §11; 1985 c.448 §2]Section: Previous 246.160 246.170 246.179 246.180 246.185 246.190 246.200 246.210 246.220 246.230 246.235 246.240 246.245 246.250 246.260 Next
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