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ELECTIONS CANDIDATE FILING

Wed, May 30, 2018

Election candidate filing is now open. Click below to link to details and forms. 

ELECTIONS FILING INFORMATION 

The last date to file for elected positions is by 5:00 PM, Tuesday, August 28, 2018. We suggest all applicant required information be turned in to City Elections Official at least one week before this date. 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 Secretary, 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 E Brooks, CPA 
Director of Finance & Administrative Services (Elections Officer)

City of Astoria


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