Susan Brooks
Director of Finance and Administrative Services
sbrooks@astoria.or.us

Sandy Puckett
Financial Reporting Manager
spuckett@astoria.or.us

Sue Dohaniuk
Financial Operations Supervisor
sdohaniuk@astoria.or.us


John Snyder
Financial Analyst
jsnyder@astoria.or.us


Jeanette Sampson
Accounts Payable
jsampson@astoria.or.us


Jo Johnson
Water/Sewer Clerk
jjohnson@astoria.or.us


Jill Culver
Municipal Court Clerk
jculver@astoria.or.us


 

GENERAL ELECTIONS FILING INSTRUCTIONS

Candidate Filing
Candidates may file for these positions beginning on Wednesday, May 30. The last date to file for positions is by 5:00 PM, Tuesday, August 28, 2018.  

An election for the office of Mayor, Councilor for Ward 1 and Councilor for Ward 3 will be held at the November 6, 2018 General Election.  

To have your name placed on the ballot, a candidate must: 
1.         Be a registered voter 
2.         Be a resident of the City of Astoria since May 6, 2018 AND be a resident of the ward for which you are filing. 
3.         Submit a petition with the signatures of registered voters as follows:
Mayor:             36                    
Ward 1:             9            
Ward 3:             9 

The City Charter and ordinances do not provide for a filing fee, so the signatures must be obtained.  An approved and completed petition must be filed no later than 5:00 p.m. on 8/28/18.  (Click to view the Candidate Filing Checklist.)   Actions 1 through 5 must be completed before 5:00 p.m. on 8/28/18. The attached packet of information includes the following forms:

 Applicable section for City Candidates from the Candidate Manual provided by the Secretary of State

SEL 101 Candidate Filing – Nonpartisan 2 page document (two copies)
SEL 121 Candidate Signature Sheet / Nonpartisan
SEL 338 Petition Submission – Candidate, Voters’ Pamphlet
SEL 220 Statement of Organization for a Candidate Committee

Note:  If a candidate serves as his/her own treasurer, does not have a campaign committee AND does not expect to receive or spend more than $750 for the entire election, the candidate is not required to file the Statement of Organization or contribution and expenditure reports.  IF the candidate, at any time, exceeds the $750 limit in either contributions or expenditures, the Statement of Organization and expenditure reports must be filed.  SEE 2016 Campaign Finance Manual for additional information. 

SEL 223          Campaign Account Information
SEL 150          Candidate Filing -  Withdrawal 

The following positions on the Astoria City Council 
have terms that expire as of December 31, 2018.  The election of candidates for these positions will be held at the November 6, 2018 General election.   

Mayor  
To file for this office, a person must be a resident of Astoria for the six months preceding November 6, 2018 and must be a registered voter. A person must also submit a petition signed by 36 registered voters living in any of the City Wards. There is no filing fee in lieu of a petition.  

Councilor, Ward 1  
To file for this office, a person must be a resident of Astoria for the six months preceding November 6, 2018, must reside in Ward 1, and must be a registered voter.  A person must also submit a petition signed by 9 registered voters living in Ward 1.  There is no filing fee in lieu of a petition.  

Councilor, Ward 3  
To file for this office, a person must be a resident of Astoria for the six months preceding November 6, 2018, must reside in Ward 3 and must be a registered voter.  A person must also submit a petition signed by 9 registered voters living in Ward 3.  There is no filing fee in lieu of a petition.     

Petition forms and other political candidate material may be obtained at City Hall in the Finance Department, located at 1095 Duane Street, first floor.  

Questions about the above offices may be directed to Susan Brooks, Director of Finance and Administrative Services or Jennifer Benoit, Executive Assistant, City Hall Finance Department, 325-5821. 

Candidates may file for these positions beginning on Wednesday, May 30, or at any time before August 28, 2018 at 5:00 p.m.


Susan Brooks
Director of Finance and Administrative Services
sbrooks@astoria.or.us

Sandy Puckett
Financial Reporting Manager
spuckett@astoria.or.us

Sue Dohaniuk
Financial Operations Supervisor
sdohaniuk@astoria.or.us


John Snyder
Financial Analyst
jsnyder@astoria.or.us


Jeanette Sampson
Accounts Payable
jsampson@astoria.or.us


Jo Johnson
Water/Sewer Clerk
jjohnson@astoria.or.us


Jill Culver
Municipal Court Clerk
jculver@astoria.or.us