SB 1589

  • Oregon Senate Bill
  • 2024 Regular Session
  • Introduced in Senate Feb 05, 2024
  • Senate
  • House
  • Governor

Relating to conduct of elections.


Digest: Makes voting in person the normal method for voting. Requires voters to show picture ID when voting or requesting a ballot. (Flesch Readability Score: 63.2). Makes in-person voting on the date of an election the standard method for conducting an election. Allows an elector to request a ballot that may be voted by mail if the elector is unable to vote in person on the date of the election. Retains vote by mail as the primary method for conducting elections for military and overseas electors and for electors who have a mailing address outside of Oregon. Requires electors to present valid government-issued identification when appearing in-person to vote or when requesting a ballot be sent by mail. Requires all ballots to be returned by the date of an election. Removes a requirement that the state pay postage for ballots returned by mail.

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Mar 08, 2024


In committee upon adjournment.

Feb 05, 2024


Referred to Rules.

Feb 05, 2024


Introduction and first reading. Referred to President's desk.

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