Filing Deadline: 3/9/2010
Primary Date: 5/18/2010
Filing Fee:

If filing a declaration of candidacy fees are: US Senator $150; U. S. House $100

Handbook: Oregon Votes
Primary Calendar (PDF)
Election Code (Chapters 246-260)
Candidate Info
Forms
Secretary of State Elections Department:

1-800-735-2900

phone (503) 986-1518

fax (503) 373-7414

elections.sos@state.or.us

Law: Election Code (Chapters 246-260)
Website:

http://oregonvotes.org/

Residency: An inhabitant of the state
Signature/Forms: Candidate Info
Forms
A candidate may file either a nominating petition or a declaration of candidacy–filed with the Secretary of State. At the time of filing, a nominating petition shall contain the signature sheets.A nominating petition for an office to be voted for in the state at large or for a candidate for Representative in Congress shall contain signatures of members of the same major political party as the candidate. There shall be at least 1,000 signatures or the number of signatures at least equal to two percent of the vote cast in the state or congressional district, as the case may be, for the candidates of that major political party for presidential electors at the last presidential election, whichever is less;

If the office is one to be voted for in the state at large, the signatures shall include those of electors registered in at least five percent of the precincts in each of at least seven counties. If the office is one to be voted for in a congressional district the signatures shall include those of electors registered in at least five percent of the precincts in each of at least one-fourth of the counties in the congressional district. If the office is to be voted for in more than one county, the signatures shall include those of electors registered in at least six percent of the precincts in the electoral district that are located in each of two or more of the counties, or portions of the counties, within which the electoral district is located. If six percent of the precincts of the electoral district in one of the counties or portion thereof does not constitute a whole precinct, the nominating petition shall contain signatures from at least one precinct in that county; and
If the office is to be voted for in only one county or in a city, the signatures shall include those of electors registered in at least 10 percent of the precincts in the electoral district.