2020 Election: Filing for Candidacy

City of Wood Village General Election Filing Information

If you or someone you know is interested in running for public office in Wood Village, the dates for filing are June 3rd to August 25th. 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 3, 2020.

Filing by Declaration

Interested candidates can file by declaration by submitting the following forms and a filing fee of $25 to the Wood Village City Hall no sooner than Wednesday, June 3rd, and no later than 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, August 25th.

  • Form SEL 101
  • Form SEL 220 (if needed)
  • Form SEL 223 (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 4:30 p.m. August 25, 2020. The following forms are required for this process:

  • Form SEL 101
  • Form SEL 102 or 121
  • Form SEL 220 (if needed)
  • Form SEL 223 (if needed)

All forms are available at City Hall from the City Elections Official, or online at the Secretary of State’s website: http://oregonvotes.org/pages/publications/manuals/index.html

City Council Positions on the November 3, 2020 General Election Ballot

Position:                                            Currently Held by:

Council Position 2                               Patricia Smith
Council Position 3                               Trenton "Scott" Harden
Council Position 5                               Brian Loy

All positions are 4-year terms beginning January 1, 2021 through December 31, 2025. 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.

Voters’ Pamphlet

Candidates can file a statement in the Voter’s Pamphlet with Multnomah County Elections Division. City Candidates’ deadline to file a Voters’ Pamphlet statement is August 25, 2020.

2020 Election Packet with Required Forms (PDF)

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