Oregon Statutes - Chapter 251 - Voters' Pamphlet - Section 251.075 - Portrait requirements; rules.

(1) A candidate may not submit for inclusion in the votersí pamphlet a portrait that was taken more than four years before the date the portrait is filed with the Secretary of State.

(2) A portrait submitted for inclusion in the votersí pamphlet shall:

(a) Be a conventional photograph with a plain background;

(b) Show the face or the head, neck and shoulders of the candidate; and

(c) Be prepared and processed for printing as prescribed by the Secretary of State.

(3) A portrait submitted for inclusion in the votersí pamphlet may not:

(a) Include the hands or anything held in the hands of the candidate;

(b) Show the candidate wearing a judicial robe, a hat or a military, police or fraternal uniform; and

(c) Show the uniform or insignia of any organization.

(4) The Secretary of State by rule shall prescribe the size and manner of placement of the portrait printed in the votersí pamphlet, except that the size of a portrait shall not be smaller than 1.5 inches by 1.75 inches. The rule shall apply in the same manner to all candidates for the same nomination or office. [1979 c.190 §178; 1979 c.533 §2; 1985 c.808 §30a; 1987 c.707 §11; 1999 c.318 §11; 2003 c.233 §1]

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