Oregon Statutes - Chapter 253 - Absent Electors - Section 253.070 - Marking and returning ballot; procedure when ballot returned to wrong county clerk.

Upon receipt of a ballot the absent elector shall mark it and comply with the instructions provided with the ballot. The absent elector may return the marked ballot to the office of the clerk, by any appropriate means. The ballot must be received by a county clerk not later than 8 p.m. of the day of the election. If a county clerk receives a ballot for an elector who does not reside in the clerk’s county, the ballot shall be forwarded to the county clerk of the county in which the elector resides not later than the eighth day after the election. [Amended by 1957 c.641 §5; 1969 c.676 §3; 1979 c.190 §208; 1995 c.742 §13]

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