255.345 Special election dates. (1) Except as provided in subsection (2) of this section, a special election called by a district elections authority shall not be held on any date other than:
• The second Tuesday in March;
• The third Tuesday in May;
• The third Tuesday in September; or
• The first Tuesday after the first Monday in November.
(2) A special election may be held on a date other than that provided in subsection (1) of this section, if the district elections authority by resolution finds that an election sooner than the next available election date is required on a measure to finance repairs to property damaged by fire, vandalism or a natural disaster.
(3) As used in this section, “district elections authority” means the body or officer authorized or required to call an election for a public corporation formed under, and deriving its powers solely from, the statutes of this state, but does not include a city or county. [Formerly 259.260; 1981 c.639 §9; 1989 c.923 §17; 1991 c.71 §4; 1993 c.713 §53; 1995 c.607 §51; 1995 c.712 §116]
A quick reference to the election dates in Oregon. The Primary LUC will always begin 45 days prior to the Primary Election (excluding the day of the election), and the General LUC will always begin 60 days prior to the General Election (excluding the day of the election). It’s important to remember that if you decide to take candidate advertising on the day of the election, then the LUC must be honored.
2015 Election dates:
March 10th will be a city/county/state election (if there is an election)
May 19th will be a city/county/state, and federal Primary Election
September 15th will be a city/county/state election (if there is an election)
November 3rd will be a city/county/state, and Federal Election