Monday, January 28, 2019

WANTED: Candidates with Progressive Values to Run in May 2019 Clatsop County Elections

DATES for MAY 21, 2019 ELECTION
• February 9 – first day to file for office
• March 21 – last day for filing for office or withdrawing candidacy
• March 25 – last day to file statement for county voters’ pamphlet
• April 30 – last day to register to vote

Office
Position Open
Director, Clatsop Community College
1,3,5,6,7
Director, Administative School District #10 (Seaside)
Zone 1-1, 4-2, 5-1
Director, Astoria School District
2,3,5
Director, Jewel School District
1,3,5
Director, Knappa School District
1,2
Director, Warrenton-Hammond School District
1,2,5,7
Commissioner, Port of Astoria
3,4
Director, Clatsop Care Health District
4,5,6,7
Director, Union Health District
1,2,4
Director, Cannon Beach RFPD
1,2,5
Director, Elsie-Vine RFPD
1,4,5
Director, Gearhart RFPD
1,2,3
Director, Hamlet RFPD
1,2,3
Director, John Day- Fernhill RFPD
1,2,3
Director, Knappa-Svensen-Burnside RFPD
1,2
Director, Lewis & Clark RFPD
3,4,5
Director, Mist-Birkenfeld RFPD
1,2,4
Director, Olney-Walluski Fire & Rescue
1,4,5
Director, Seaside RFPD
4,5
Director, Warrenton RFPD
1,3,4
Director, Westport-Wauna RFPD
2,4,5
Director, Sunset Empire Park & Rec
4,5
Director, Arch Cape Domestic Water Supply District
1,5
Commissioner, Falcon-Cove Beach Water District
2,4,5
Commissioner, John Day Water District
Between 1 & 5 positions
Commissioner, Skipanon Water Control District
2,5
Commissioner, Wauna Water District
1,2,3,5
Commissioner, Wickiup Water District
1,2,4
Commissioner, Willowdale Water District
1,2,4
Commissioner, Youngs River Lewis & Clark Water District
1,4
Director, Arch Cape Sanitary District
4,5
Director, Miles Crossing Sanitary District
1,2,3
Director, Shoreline Sanitary District
3
Director, Sundown Sanitary District
2,3
Member, Clatsop Rural Law Enforcement
3,4,5
Director, Sunset Empire Transportation District
1,5,6,7



Clatsop County Elections Office
503-325-8605
820 Exchange, Ste. 200, Astoria

For qualifications and boundary and district maps, go to https://www.co.clatsop.or.us/clerk/page/elections


Contact Administrative (Seaside) District for eligibility information - (503) 738-5591
Contact Astoria School District for eligibility information (503) 325-6441
Contact Jewell School District for eligibility information – 503-755-2451
Contact Knappa School District for eligibility information – 503-458-5993
Contact Warrenton-Hammond School District for eligibility information – 503-861-2281

The Port of Astoria serves and benefits all of Clatsop County. Candidate must be a registered voter in the port district. More information at 503-741-3300

For the Clatsop Care Health District - must be a registered voter in the district (4 year term). More information at 503-325-4376 x210.

For the Union Health District - must be a registered voter in the district (4 year term). More information at 503-325-5102

Call the individual rural fire protection and other special districts for eligibility information.

For the Sunset Empire Transportation District, call 503-861-5399 for eligibility information.

For Clatsop Rural Law Enforcement, candidate must reside in the zone for the position. For zone information call 503-325-8635









Thursday, January 3, 2019

Senator Merkley's "We the People" Blueprint for Democracy

Senator Merkley has released his new report "A Blueprint for our 'We the People' Democracy."    It includes National Popular Vote (NPV), measures to end gerrymandering, restoration of the Voting Rights Act, a constitutional amendment to overturn Citizens United, and more. 

Find the full report here.

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

The Problem of Gerrymandering

Gerrymandering gives unfair advantage to whichever party is in power when the district lines are drawn. But there are ways to stop it. Read more here.