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City Council and Municipal Court Judge Election Information
The Municipal Court Judge and two Councilor terms expire on December 31, 2014. The election for these positions is the November 4, 2014, General Election.
November 4, 2014, General Election Key Dates:
June 4, 2014 - First day to file Candidate Filing form (SEL 101) with the City Recorder
August 19, 2014, at 4:00 p.m. - Last day to file Candidate Filing form (SEL 101) with the City Recorder
August 28, 2014 - Last day to file Statement of Candidate with Clackamas County
Campaign Finance Reporting
Oregon campaign finance law requires each candidate to establish a campaign account and file a Statement of Organization (SEL 220) and Campaign Account Information (SEL 223) designating a candidate committee within three business days of first receiving a contribution or making an expenditure - unless a candidate that serves as their own treasurer does not have an existing candidate committee and does not expect to receive or spend more than $750 during a calendar year.
The $750 includes personal funds spent for any campaign-related costs, such as the voters' pamphlet filing fee. If at any time during a calendar year the candidate exceeds $750 in either contributions or expenditures, the candidate must establish a campaign account and file a SEL 220 and SEL 223 within three days of exceeding the $750 threshold.