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State of Oregon

Judicial Campaigns and Elections: Oregon

Campaign Conduct

According to Rule 4 of Oregon's code of judicial conduct, judicial candidates shall not:
  • Misrepresent a judicial candidate's identity, qualifications, present position, education, experience, or other fact.

  • Make pledges or promises of conduct in office that could inhibit or compromise the faithful, impartial, and diligent performance of the duties of the office.

  • Personally solicit campaign contributions. However, they may establish committees to obtain and manage finances, including contributions, and pay expenses to promote the candidate's election.

  • Publicly identify themselves as members of a political party.