Notice of Election of City Officials

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City of Hermiston


Notice is hereby given that on Tuesday, November 8, 2016 an election will be held in the City of Hermiston, Umatilla County, Oregon for your choice of candidates for the office of Four Councilors, At-Large Positions.  The election will be conducted by mail.  Your choice of candidates will be presented upon the official ballot and shall be voted upon by all qualified voters of the City.

Filing for Position

City elections shall be held at the same times and places as general state elections in accordance with applicable state election laws.  The election offices and precincts for such elections shall be the same as for regular state elections.  Elections shall be nonpartisan.  The filing deadline for positions of Councilor, At-Large is 5:00 pm August 30, 2016.

Filing Instructions

The filing forms and manuals are available at City Hall or online at the Secretary of State’s website which is listed below.

Forms are to be filed with the City Recorder at:

City Hall
180 NE 2nd Street
Hermiston, OR 97838

Qualifications for Councilor, At-Large Positions

No person shall be eligible to the office of Councilor, At-Large, unless at the time of their election he or she is a qualified voter of the state and has resided in the City for one year immediately preceding their nomination or declaration for the office; no person may be a candidate at a single election for more than once city office; and may not be employed by the City. A map of the wards is available on the City of Hermiston website at

Positions and Terms

  • Councilor, At-Large – Four Year Term
  • Councilor, At-Large – Four Year Term
  • Councilor, At-Large – Four Year Term
  • Councilor, At-Large – Four Year Term

The four candidates receiving the highest number of votes shall be elected into office.

Lilly Alarcon-Strong, Assistant City Recorder


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