POL Government Elected Officials Auditor Mary Hull Caballero Divisions Elections Petition Log 2012 Petition and Measure Log
2012 Initiative Petition Log


•  Deadline to submit signature sheets - 5:00 p.m. July 6, 2012

•  Required signatures of active voters – 29,490

Petition ID PDX 17


Prospective Petition Filed:   1/6/2011


Chief Petitioners (contact information):

Spencer Burton



Petition Committee

Portland Voter Owned Elections Coalition

State Committee ID# 14913 Statement of Organization


Title of Ordinance Proposed by Initiative Petition: Provide public campaign financing for candidates in City elections.



1/6/11 - Prospective petition filed; Auditor determining if meets requirements of Section 1(2)(D), Article IV of the Oregon Constitution.

1/13/11 - Prospective petition determined to meet the requirements of Section 1(2)(D), Article IV of the Oregon Constitution. 

1/14/11 - Two copies forwarded to City Attorney for ballot title preparation.

1/24/11 - City Attorney delivers ballot title to Auditor.  Ballot title challenge period: an elector may file a petition for review of this ballot title in the Multnomah County Circuit Court no later than 5:00 P.M. on Wednesday, Feburary 2, 2011.

2/25/11 - Auditor approves signature and cover sheets for circulation.


Text of Proposed Ordinance - prepared by petitioners

Ballot title - prepared by the Office of the City Attorney



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2012 Initiative Petition Log
2012 Measures Proposed by Charter Commission
2012 City-Referred Measure Log
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