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STATE OF OREGON

ELECTION LAWS

(UNABRIDGED EDITION)
1923

COMPILED FROM THE “OREGON LAWS”
AND THE SESSION LAWS OF 1921 AND 1923

and including such provisions of the Constitution of Oregon and of the
Constitution and Statutes of the United States as
pertain to elections in Oregon

PUBLISHED BY AUTHORITY

Compiled by
SAM A. KOZER

Secretary of State

SALEM, OREGON :
STATE Panoperamruns;
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LAW AUTHORIZING THIS COMPILATION

§ 4022. Election Supplies Furnished by Secretary of State. It shall be the duty of the secretary of state, not less than six months before every biennial election in this state, to compile the election laws of the state and index the same and cause a sufficient number thereof to be printed in appropriate pamphlet form for the convenience of the electors of the state. He shall at the same time and in the same manner cause to be printed a sufficient number of copies of such of the provisions of the laws pertaining to elections and relating to and regulating the duties of election boards as are necessary for the use of such boards at the several elections; also suitable poll books, required by and in accordance with section 3910-1; also tally sheets, required by and in accordance with section 3912; also register of nomination books, required by section 3928; aiso receipts, required by and in accordance with section 4009; needles for stringing ballots and stubs, as required by sections 3911 and 4018, and indelible copying pencils, suitable for canceling the names of candidates not voted for as required by section 4013; and he shall forthwith proceed and distribute the same to the several county clerks in the state in appropriate quantities. The bills for furnishing said pamphlet copies of the election laws, for ruling, printing and binding such poll books, blanks, receipts, register of nominations and tally sheets, and procuring said needles and pencils, and for preparing and delivering the same, as required by this act, shall be audited by the secretary of state and paid out of any moneys in the treasury not otherwise appropriated.

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PROVISIONS OF CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES RELATING TO ELECTIONS

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The times, places and manner of holding elections for senators and representatives shall be prescribed in each state by the legislature thereof; but the congress may at any time by law make or alter such regulations, except as to the places of choosing senators.

The congress shall assemble at least once in every year, and such meeting shall be on the first Monday in December, unless they shall by law appoint a different day.

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The executive power shall be vested in a president of the United States of America. He shall hold his office during the term of four years, and, together with the vice-president, chosen for the same term, be elected as follows:

Each state shall appoint, in such manner as the legislature thereof may direct, a number of electors, equal to the whole number of Senators and representatives to which the state may be entitled in the congress; but no senator or representative, or person holding an office of trust or profit under the United States, shall be appointed an elector.

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The congress may determine the time of choosing the electors, and the day on which they shall give their votes, which day shall be the same throughout the United States.

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§ 1. Citizenship, and Rights Therof.

All persons born or naturalized in the United States, and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United States and of the state wherein they reside. No state shall make or enforce any law which shall abridge the privileges or immunities of citizens of the United States; nor shall any state deprive any person of life, liberty or property, without due process of law, nor deny to any person within its jurisdiction the equal protection of the laws.

ARTICLE XV_AMENDMENT

§ 1. Right to Vote. The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied

or abridged by the United States, or by any state, on account of race,

color, or previous condition of servitude.

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