Oregon Statutes - Chapter 251 - Voters' Pamphlet - Section 251.260 - Secretary of State review of arguments for error in identification of measure number or designation of support or opposition to measure; changes allowed.

(1) Not later than three business days following the deadline for filing an argument supporting or opposing a state measure under ORS 251.255, the Secretary of State shall review each argument to determine whether the person filing the argument made an error in:

(a) Identifying the measure number to which the argument relates; or

(b) Designating that the argument supports or opposes the measure.

(2) If the Secretary of State determines that the person filing the argument may have made an error described in subsection (1) of this section, the secretary shall attempt to contact the person not later than the fifth business day following the deadline for filing the argument. A person contacted by the secretary under this section may file a change to the identification of the measure number or the designation of the argument not later than the seventh business day following the deadline for filing the argument.

(3) If the Secretary of State is required to attempt to contact a person under subsection (2) of this section, the secretary shall attempt to contact the person by telephone, electronic mail, electronic facsimile transmission or other method designated by the secretary by rule.

(4) If a person files a change to an argument under subsection (2) of this section, the argument shall be printed in the votersí pamphlet as changed under subsection (2) of this section. If the Secretary of State is unable to contact a person under subsection (2) of this section or if the secretary contacts the person and the person does not file a change to the argument, the argument shall be printed in the votersí pamphlet as originally filed. [2003 c.752 §2]

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