Portland General Electric Company
PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC CO /OR/ (Form: 4, Received: 01/30/2012 13:51:07)
FORM 4
[ ] Check this box if no longer subject to Section 16. Form 4 or Form 5 obligations may continue. See Instruction 1(b).         
UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES
                                                                                  
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Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, Section 17(a) of the Public
Utility Holding Company Act of 1935 or Section 30(f) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
                      

1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *

POPE MARIA M
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol

PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC CO /OR/ [ POR ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer (Check all applicable)

_____ Director                      _____ 10% Owner
__ X __ Officer (give title below)      _____ Other (specify below)
Sr. V.P., CFO & Treasurer
(Last)          (First)          (Middle)

121 SW SALMON STREET
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (MM/DD/YYYY)

1/26/2012
(Street)

PORTLAND, OR 97204
(City)        (State)        (Zip)
4. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (MM/DD/YYYY)

 
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)

_ X _ Form filed by One Reporting Person
___ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person

Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Trans. Date 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any 3. Trans. Code
(Instr. 8)
4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 3 and 4)
6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Common Stock   1/26/2012     M    768   A   (2) 9278   D  
 
Common Stock   1/26/2012     F    2262   (3) D $25.38   7016   D  
 

Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned ( e.g. , puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivate Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Trans. Date 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any 4. Trans. Code
(Instr. 8)
5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date 7. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security
(Instr. 3 and 4)
8. Price of Derivative Security
(Instr. 5)
9. Number of derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 4) 10. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Dividend Equivalent Right     (1) 1/26/2012     M         768   (2)     (1)   (1) Common Stock   768     (1) 0   D  
 

Explanation of Responses:
( 1)  Dividend Equivalent Units (DEUs) accrue on Restricted Stock Units (RSUs) and vest proportionately in conjunction with the vesting of the underlying RSUs. Each DEU is equivalent to one share of common stock of the issuer.
( 2)  Reflects the settlement of DEUs for common stock.
( 3)  Represents shares withheld for payment of tax liability in connection with vesting of RSUs and settlement of DEUs.

Reporting Owners
Reporting Owner Name / Address
Relationships
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
POPE MARIA M
121 SW SALMON STREET
PORTLAND, OR 97204


Sr. V.P., CFO & Treasurer

Signatures
Karen J. Lewis Power of Attorney on behalf of Reporting Person 1/30/2012
** Signature of Reporting Person Date


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