City Council Filing Information

City of Wood Village November 8, 2022, General Election City Council Candidate Filing Information

There are three Council Positions up for election at the November 8, 2022 General Election.  The positions are as follows:

Position:                     Currently Held by:

Council Position 1         Bruce Nissen

Council Position 4         John Miner

Council Position 5         Lynnea Amend

All positions are 4-year terms beginning January 1, 2023 through December 31, 2027. City Council positions are non-paid, voluntary positions.

All successful candidates are required by law (Oregon Revised Statute 244.050) to file an Annual Verified Statement of Economic Interest form, which is distributed to elected officials by the Oregon Government Ethics Commission in March of each year.


To qualify to run for the Wood Village City Council, you must be a registered voter who has resided in the City of Wood Village for at least one year as of November 8, 2022. Download the Elections Packet (PDF)


Filing by Declaration:

Interested candidates can file by declaration by submitting the following forms and a filing fee of $25.00 to the Wood Village City Hall no sooner than June 1st, and no later than 4:30pm August 30th.

  • Form SEL 101
  • Form SEL 220 (if needed)


Filing by Petition:

Interested candidates can file by petition by collecting valid signatures from registered voters within the City.  All signature sheets must be approved, in writing, by the City Elections Official before circulating.  Once you have completed circulating your petition sheets (having obtained a sufficient number of signatures) bring your petition sheets back to City Hall.  The elections official will then forward the signature sheets to the Multnomah County Elections Division for signature verification. When Multnomah County has completed the verification they will certify the signature sheets and return them to the City.  You will then be notified if you have obtained enough signatures to qualify.

Please allow enough time to complete this process before the filing deadline of 4:30pm August 30, 2022.  The following forms are required for this process:


  • Form SEL 101
  • Form SEL 121
  • Form SEL 220 (if needed)