Mayor and Council positions are non-partisan and placed before the voters at biennial general elections held in November of even numbered years.

The Mayor position is nominated at large and serves a two-year term. Council Members are nominated at-large and serve a four-year term.

A qualified candidate is at least 18 years of age, a registered voter in the State of Oregon, and a current, legal resident of the City of Vernonia continuously during the 12 months immediately preceding an election.

If you are interested in running for office, please contact City Elections Officer Stephanie Borst by phone at 503.429.5291 x105 or email sborst@vernonia-or.gov.

Ballot Box

The Vernonia area ballot box is located at the Vernonia Library.

Election Resources

Running for Local Office

Secretary of State Elections

Columbia County Elections