Recount policies/procedures/costs (Office of the Attorney General - Oregon)

Beryl Lipton filed this request with the Office of the Attorney General - Oregon of Oregon.
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From: Beryl Lipton

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Oregon Public Records Law, I hereby request the following documents:

Any and all policies and procedures regarding the recount of federal, state, or local ballot initiatives, including all materials regarding the following specific points:

• All policies and procedures regarding the initiation of a request to recount votes regarding a particular candidate position or ballot initiative
• All policies and procedures regarding the technical, practical measures for execution of a recount
• All policies, procedures, and considerations regarding the cost and budget of an execution of a recount
• All policies and procedures regarding the tallying and reporting of a vote recount

Please provide relevant procedures for jurisdictions under this agency.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I would request your response within ten (10) business days.


Beryl Lipton

From: Anderson Emily J

Dear Beryl:

The Department of Justice is in receipt of your request for public records dated December 6, 2016; however the Department of Justice is not the custodian of the records you seek. Please make your request with the Secretary of State's Office. You may visit their website here:

Thank you for contacting the Department of Justice.

Emily Anderson
Excluded Paralegal | General Counsel Division
Oregon Department of Justice
1162 Court Street NE, Salem, OR 97301
(503) 947-4600

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