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2006 Initiative Petition Log

INITIATIVES INTENDED FOR NOVEMBER 7, 2006 GENERAL

  • 1st day to file prospective petition - July 7, 2004
  • Deadline to submit signature sheets - 5:00 pm July 7, 2006
  • Required signatures of active voters - 26,691
Petition No 5.
Prospective Petition Filed:  2/07/06
 
Chief Petitioners (mailing address and contact information):  
Chris Iverson, 1207 NE Alberta St #101, Portland, OR 97211  samadhi2012@yahoo.com, 503-209-9582
Madeline Martinez, 103 SE 136th Ave, Portland, OR 97233, yerbanena@hotmail.com, 503-239-6110
Title of Ordinance Proposed by Initiative Petition:   An Ordinance to Make Adult Marijuana-Related Offenses the Lowest Law Enforcement Priority in the City of Portland.
 
Status:  2/07/06 - Petitioners filed prospective petition; Auditor verifying voter registration status and examining for sufficiency
2/14/06 - Auditor forwarded petition to City Attorney for preparation of ballot title
2/22/06 - City Attorney files ballot title with Auditor.  Notice will be published in next available edition of Oregonian.  An elector may file a petition for review of the ballot title in Multnomah County Circuit Court no later than 5PM March 3, 2006
03/07/06 - Auditor approves signature sheets for circulation
07/07/06 - Signatures due by 5:00 pm
07/24/06 - Chief Petitioner C&E Report Due
08/4/06 - Signature verification complete - petition does not have required number of signatures
              Certification of Signature Verification Completion  (PDF document, 60kb)
              Petition Signers Report for Petition ID PDX5 (PDF document, 857b)
08/07/06 - Deadline for Auditor to complete signature verification process
                
SEL 301 filed indicating one or more petition circulators will be paid
 
Text of Proposed Ordinance - prepared by petitioner
Ballot Title - prepared by City Attorney
 
 

INITIATIVES INTENDED FOR MAY 16, 2006 PRIMARY
  • 1st day to file prospective petition - January 16, 2004
  • Deadline to submit signature sheets - 5pm January 17, 2006
  • Required signatures of active voters - 26,691
Petition No 4.
Prospective Petition Filed:  8/17/05
Revised petition filed 8/22/05
 
Chief Petitioners (mailing address and contact information):  
Mark A. Long, Ste 1800 PacWest Center, 1211 SW 5th Ave, Portland OR 97204, 503-796-2933
David Chown, 4002 NE Rocky Butte Rd, Portland Or 97220, 503-243-6533
Eva Kripalani, 650 NE Holladay Suite 1400, Portland, OR 97252, 503-872-1325
 
First Things First Committee, Valarie Edwards Treasurer (Chief Petitioner PAC)
 
Petitioner's Draft Ballot Caption:   Repeals City of Portland publicly funded campaign system; prohibits expenditures.
 
Status:  8/17/05 - Petitioners filed prospective petition; Auditor verifying voter registration status and examining for sufficiency
8/17/05 - 2 Chief Petitioners (Fred Chown & Reuel Fish) not City residents
8/22/05 - Fred Chown & Reuel Fish resigned as chief petitioners, 2 new Chief Petitioners designated (David Chown & Eva Kripalani);  Auditor verifying voter registration status and examining for sufficiency
8/24/05 - Auditor forwarded petition to City Attorney for preparation of ballot title
8/24/05 - City Attorney files ballot title with Auditor.  Notice will be published in next available edition of Oregonian.  An elector may file a petition for review of the ballot title in Multnomah County Circuit Court no later than 5PM September 2, 2005
9/2/05 - Petition to Review Ballot Title filed in Multnomah County Circuit Court by Carol Cushman (League of Women Voters of Portland), Maureen Kirk (Oregon Public Interest Research Group), Sid Lezak, Christopher Smith, Nancy Sussman (Oregon Action), Janice Thompson (Money in Politics Research Action Project)
9/30/05 - Circuit Judge Christopher J. Marshall certified final ballot title
10/03/05 - Auditor approves signature sheets for circulation
1/17/06 - Signature Sheets filed (verification due by 2/16/06)
2/16/06 - Signature verification complete - petition does not have required number of signatures
2/28/06 - Revised signature verification received - petition does not qualify
 
 
SEL 301 filed indicating one or more petition circulators will be paid
 
Text of Proposed Ordinance - prepared by petitioner
Text of Ballot Title - prepared by Circuit Court
Fact Sheet -  describes signature verification/ballot process
Petition No 2.
Prospective Petition Filed:  4/12/05
 
Chief Petitioner:   Ron Ledbury, 4522 NE Cully, Portland OR 97218, 503-281-8580
 
Petitioner's Draft Ballot Caption:   None
 
Subject Matter:  Require position of City Attorney to be an elective office
 
Status:  5/2/05- Amended Ballot Title Received from City Attorney;  Notice will be published in next available edition of Oregonian.  An elector may file a petition for review of the ballot title in Multnomah County Circuit Court no later than 5PM May 11
Text of Proposed Charter Change - prepared by petitioner
Text of Amended Ballot Title - prepared by City Attorney
 

Petition No 1.
Prospective Petition Filed:  3/30/05
 
Chief Petitioner:  Elizabeth Callison, Contributions Disclosure Initiative PAC, 2748 SW Old Orchard Rd., Portland, OR 97201, 503-244-0641
 
Petitioner's Draft Ballot Caption:  Officials shall declare large campaign donations prior to making decisions benefiting donor.
 
Status:  4/13/05 - Petitioner has withdrawn the petition
 
Text of Proposed Charter Change - prepared by petitioner
Text of Draft Ballot Title - prepared by petitioner
 

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