Oregon Statutes - Chapter 247 - Qualification and Registration of Electors - Section 247.013 - Where person considered registered; change of residence address between counties; registration updates; when registration considered active or inactive.

(1) A qualified person shall be considered registered to vote in a county when the personís first registration in the county occurs as described in ORS 247.012.

(2) An elector who changes residence address from the county in which the elector is registered to a different county within the state, in order to vote in an election, must be an elector registered in the county in which the new residence address of the elector is located.

(3) If there is a change in any information required for registration under this chapter, and the elector has not changed residence address to another county, the registration of the elector may be updated as provided in this chapter.

(4) Notwithstanding subsections (2) and (3) of this section, if an elector changes residence address from the county in which the elector is registered to a different county within the state, the elector need not register again if the registration of the elector is updated.

(5) If the county clerk does not have evidence of a change in any information required for registration under this chapter for an elector, the registration of the elector shall be considered active.

(6) The registration of an elector shall be considered inactive if:

(a) The county clerk has received evidence that there has been a change in the information required for registration under this chapter or the elector has neither voted nor updated the registration for a period of not less than five years; and

(b) The county clerk has mailed the notice described in ORS 247.563.

(7) The registration of an elector shall not be moved to an inactive file during the 60-day period prior to any election because the elector has neither voted nor updated the registration for a period of not less than five years.

(8) The inactive registration of an elector must be updated before the elector may vote in an election. [1993 c.713 §8; 1999 c.410 §7; 1999 c.824 §2; 2001 c.965 §44]

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