INSTRUCTIONS FOR SUBMITTING A VOTERS' PAMPHLET STATEMENT Participation in the Marion County Voters' Pamphlet is entirely up to the Candidate or campaign committee. Only information submitted and paid for by candidates or committees will be published. The purpose of the Marion County Voters' Pamphlet is to provide information to our voters. All materials submitted for filing are public record as defined in ORS Chapter 192.
Photographs must not:
Photos may be submitted on a CD, but must be in a JPEG format, be able to be reproduced to a finished gray scale picture that is 1.5” x 1.75”, 300 dpi and MUST be accompanied with a printout of the photo at the time of filing. Any photos not meeting these requirements will be rejected. Any replacement photos must be submitted by the filing deadline. 1. The Candidate’s Statement must be typed and printed in English only. It is suggested this statement be submitted electronically along with your photo on a floppy disk or CD, ASCII text format along with a printed copy of the statement. The statement may be created with a word processor and attached to a signed and dated form with a notice to “see attached.” Handwritten statements will not be accepted. 2. The combined word total for PART ONE and PART TWO must not exceed 325 words, including the seven bolded headings (Occupation, Occupational Background, Educational Background, and Governmental Experience). 3. The statement will be printed exactly as submitted; Marion County Elections does not correct spelling, grammar or punctuation errors. 4. Formatting options are allowed, i.e., bold, italics, underline, indentations, asterisks, etc. Formatting may be altered at our discretion to fit space requirements. 5. PART ONE "REQUIRED INFORMATION" must be signed by the Candidate. PART TWO "OPTIONAL INFORMATION" must be signed by either the candidate or the person responsible for the content of that section. 6. Information cited or quoted from previously published material MUST INCLUDE the source and date of publication within the statement and is included in the word count. 7. Endorsements in the statement by persons or organizations, which have not been previously disseminated to the public, will not be printed unless a written authorization(Form SEL 400) from the person or a person representing the organization is filed with the county clerk by 5:00 p.m. on the deadline for filing statements. 8. Any statements in the candidate statement in violation of ORS 251.415 may be excluded by the county clerk. Notice will be given if such exclusion occurs. 9. The content of all candidate statements is exempt from public disclosure until the fourth business day after the deadline for filing arguments. 10. If the Candidate's Statement exceeds the 325 word limit, the county clerk shall end the statement at 325 words. 11. Statements will not be returned to candidates for proofreading. 12. This form will not be accepted without the required filing fee: 13. County and City Candidates: