Columbia County Courthouse

230 Strand Street, St. Helens, OR 97051 • Phone: (503) 397-7210 • Toll Free: (888) 397-7210

Columbia County

Candidate Information

Local Elections Calendar

2018 Local Elections Calendar

2019 Local Elections Calendar

Candidate Filing forms and information

2018 Primary and General Election Deadlines

SEL 101- Candidate Filing form- Major Political Party or Nonpartisan

SEL 105- Candidate Filing from- Precinct Committee person

SEL 190- District Candidate Filing form- SEL 190 (Special districts)

SEL 121- Candidate Signature Sheet

SEL 150- Candidate Withdrawal

Voter's Pamphlet Forms

Candidate Statement

Measure Argument

Statement of Endorsement Form

Explanatory Statement (For County, City or District Referral)

Requirements for County level Candidates


Office Requirements for County Candidates

County Commissioner note:  Per Amended Ordinance 2010-1 and approved at measure election on November 2nd 2010 (measure 5-206)  the office of Columbia County Commissioner has been designated nonpartisan.  County commissioner positions have been elected as non partisan offices beginning with the primary election in May 2012.

Voter Lists

Political Sign Ordinances as of April 9, 2014