Elections

HB 2983A Requires nonprofits to disclose donors

VOTE:NO – Signed into Law by Gov Brown
Requires nonprofit to disclose donors identifies, even if the donation was not used for political campaigns.

Elections

SB 861A Taxpayer-paid ballot return envelopes

VOTE:NO – Signed into Law by Gov Brown

Elections

SB 116B Sets Special Election requirements

VOTE:NO – Signed into Law by Gov Brown
For referendum petition to repeal gross receipts tax, and allows Legislature to set ballot title.

Elections

SB 870 National Popular Vote Compact

VOTE:NO – Signed into Law by Gov Brown

Elections

HB 3348 Voters’ pamphlet statement requirement

Vote:NO – Signed into Law by Gov Brown
Ensures voters know when a ballot measure has a financial impact to the state but does not identify a source of revenue

Elections

SB 761A Puts limits on downloaded signature petitions

Vote:NO – Signed into Law by Gov Brown
Requires that only elector who has personally printed copy, or requested that separate person print copy, of electronic signature sheet for petition or prospective petition may sign signature sheet.

Elections

HB 3310 List candidate’s race and ethnicity on election forms

Vote:NO – Signed into Law by Gov Brown
Requires forms used to nominate candidates to board of school district, education service district or community college district give candidate option of providing candidate’s race and ethnicity

Elections

SB 870/HB 2704/HB 2578 National Popular Vote

VOTE:NO – Governor Brown Signed
Enacts Interstate Compact for Agreement Among the States to Elect the President by National Popular Vote

Elections

SJR 22/SB 838 Lowers voting age to 16

VOTE:NO – Died In Committee
Amends Oregon Constitution lowering voting age from 18 to 16 years old. Referred to voters.

Elections

SB 594 Presidential candidates disclosing tax returns

VOTE:NO – Died In Committee
Requires candidates for President or Vice President to disclose federal income tax returns for five years in order to appear on the general election ballot

Elections

HJM 7 Increase number of United States Supreme Court Justices

HJM 7 VOTE:NO – Died In Committee
Will state that Oregon desires the supreme court to be increased from 9 to 11 judge positions.

Elections

SB 542 Audit of voting machines

SB 542 VOTE:YES – Died In Committee
Requires Secretary of State audits on voting machines and samples uncompiled source code for accuracy.

Elections

HJR 14 Relating to bills with “emergency clauses” in them

HJR 14 VOTE:YES – Died In Committee
Amends the Oregon Constitution to replace term “declaration of emergency” with term “early implementation date”

Elections

SB 1510A Restricts Initiative Petition Process

VOTE:NO – Signed into Law by Gov Brown
Amends state election laws for the citizen’s Initiative petition process by limiting the signature gathering period, making it more difficult for an initiative to qualify.

Elections

SB 1512 National Popular Vote

VOTE:NO – Died In Committee – Enacts Interstate Compact for Agreement Among the States to Elect the President by National Popular Vote. Refers Act to people for a vote.

Elections

SB 683 Paid Postage for Returned Ballots

VOTE:NO – Died in Committee – Pays postage for ballots returned by mail

Elections

HB 2927/SB 825 National Popular Vote

VOTE:NO – Died in Committee – Agreement among the states to elect the President by National Popular Vote

Elections

SB 877 Tax Increases to be Voted on at General Elections

VOTE: YES – Died In Committee – Tax increase proposals must be submitted only at general elections, unless otherwise provided in charter of city, county or metropolitan service district.

Elections

SB 888/HB 2909 President & VP Candidates to Release Income Tax Return

VOTE:NO – Died in Committee – Requires major candidates for President or Vice President to release their federal income tax return or submit Oregon Government Ethics Commission statement of economic interest in order to appear on primary or general election ballot and voters’ pamphlet.

Elections

HJR 10 Impeachment Executive Branch Officials

VOTE:YES – Died in Committee – Proposes amendment to Oregon Constitution to vest power of impeachment of statewide elected Executive Branch officials in House of Representatives and power to try impeachments in Senate.

Elections

SB 211 Change to Election of Precinct Committee Persons

Vote: NO – Died in Committee – Adds new rules for the election of Precinct Committeepersons (PCP’s) making it harder for write-in PCP’s to be elected.

Elections

HJR 19 Restricts Petition Process

VOTE:NO – Died in Committee – Proposes amendment to Oregon Constitution requiring 6% of voters from each congressional district in Oregon for initiative petitions, and 8% for a petition to amend the Constitution.

Elections

SJR 2 Register to vote the day before the election.

VOTE:NO – Died in Committee – Would change the voter registration deadline to the day before an election.

Elections

HB 3475 National Popular Vote

HB 3475 will enact Oregon as a member of the Interstate Compact for agreement among the states to elect the President by National Popular Vote.

Elections

HB 2176 Transforms Oregon Elections

Eliminates cut-off date for voter registration and requirement to provide residence address.

Elections

HB 2177 Automatic Voter Registration

Vote:NO – Signed into Law by Gov Kitzhaber
State will ascertain data from the DMV and automatically register drivers to vote!