LEGAL NOTICES / PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENTS
NOTICE OF RECIEPT OF BALLOT TITLE: Columbia County Second Amendment Preservation Ordinance filed 9/7/2016
CURRENT ELECTION INFORMATION
November 8, 2016 General Election
|September 8, 2016||
Last day for city elections official, county governing body or district elections authority to file notice of measure election.
Last day for governing body to file explanatory statement for voters' pamphlet.
|September 12, 2016||
Last day for candidate who files candidacy with governing body other than county clerk to file county voters' pamphlet statement.Last day to file measure arguments for county voters' pamphlet.
|September 24, 2016||Last day to print and mail ballots mailed to Military and Overseas voters.|
|October 10, 2016||First day to mail ballots for Out of State voters.|
|October 18, 2016||Last day to register vote. Registration cards postmarked by this date or submitted online no later than 11:59 pm are valid.|
|October 19, 2016||First day to mail Ballots.|
|October 25, 2016||Last day to mail Ballots.|
|November 1, 2016||
Suggested last day to mail your voted return ballot to ensure delivery by Election day. (Cannot mail by this day? Local ballot dropsite information available HERE)
Public certification test of vote tally equipment. 10am Columbia County elections
|November 3, 2016||Last day to mail absentee or replacement ballots|
|November 8, 2016||ELECTION DAY. County Clerk offices open 7am - 8pm. Official dropsites open until 8pm.|
|November 22, 2016||Last day to resolve ballot challenges|
|November 28, 2016||Last day for County Clerk to prepare and deliver abstracts to appropriate election officials.|
FILED CANDIDATES- as of 9/8/2016.
Measure 5-255 (Columbia County- Initiative Petition): Depletion Fee Increase for Safer Roads, Bridges, and CC Rider Transportation.
Measure 5-256 (City of Columbia City Referral): Renewal of Police Protection Services Local Option Tax
Measure 5-258 (Columbia County Referral): Imposes County Tax on the Retail Sale of Marijuana Items
Measure 5-259 (Vernonia School District 47J Referral): Campus Completion, Facility Enhancements, Technology Upgrades and Construction Debt
Measure 5-260 (City of St Helens Referral): Imposes city tax on marijuana retailer's sale of marijuana items
Measure 5-261 (City of Scappoose Referral): Imposes city tax on marijuana retailer's sale of marijuana items
Measure 5-262 (City of Scappoose Referral): Prohibits recreational marijuana retailers and businesses; prohibits medical marijuana processors.
Measure 5-263 (St Helens School District 502 Referral): Bonds to construct classrooms and schools; safety improvements, update technology