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Section 2-202 Qualifications.

Each elected official shall be a citizen of the United States and of the State of Oregon, and a registered voter who shall have been a resident of the City of Portland or of an area which has become part of the City prior to filing the declaration of candidacy or petition for nomination, for a period of not less than one (1) year immediately preceding the nominating election. If any officer shall be elected without such qualifications or shall cease to have the same, the office shall immediately become vacant. [May 3, 1913, new sec. 9; rev. 1914, sec. 22; 1928 pub., sec. 22; 1942 recod., sec. 2-108; rev. Nov. 6, 1962; am. Dec. 18, 1984.]