As per the City of Myrtle Creek Charter at the general election occurring in 1994 and every fourth year thereafter Councilors for Position 2 and Position 4 shall be elected. At the general election occurring in 1996 and every fourth year thereafter, Position 1, Position 3, and Position 5 shall be elected.
Position 1, Position 3, and Position 5 will be on the November 2020 election ballot. The filing period for candidates to be named on the ballot begins on August 5, 2020 and must be completed by 4:00 p.m. on August 25, 2020. It is highly recommended that anyone interest in filing for a City Council position read through the Candidate Manual, a link is provided below. When filing for candidacy please note that 25 valid signatures must be gathered then verified by the County Elections Department prior to the August 25th filing deadline.
Please contact the city Recorder for additional information about the process.
City of Myrtle Creek Elections Official:
Joanna Bilbrey, City Recorder
207 NW Pleasant St
PO Box 940
Myrtle Creek, OR 97457
Handbook for City Councilors
So You Want to Run for Local Office Helpful Information from the League of Oregon Cities.
City of Myrtle Creek Charter
Candidates Filing Form SEL 101
Petition Submission Form SEL 338
Candidate Signature Sheet
Campaign Finance Quick Guide
Candidate Manual Published by the Secretary of State Elections Division
A Guide for Public Officials Published by Oregon Government Ethics Commission
Supplement to Guide for Public Officials Published by Oregon Government Ethics Commission
Annual Verified Statement of Economic Interest Handout