In the community, Local government

Wanted: Candidates to fill city seats across Malheur County

The filing season has opened for city council and mayor positions across Malheur County.

Malheur County residents interested in running for a city office can pick up their candidacy packets from their city recorder’s office.

Each city has its own deadlines, requirements, and rules for filing candidacy petitions for city council and mayoral positions. The official certification of candidates is due to the Malheur County Clerk’s Office by Sept. 8 for the Nov. 8 election. 

In Jordan Valley, three seats are open. The incumbents are Mary Aguila, Sheila Quintero and Michael White.

Those interested in running for city council positions in Jordan Valley need to collect at least 10 signatures and addresses from city residents and submit them to the City Recorder’s office by Aug.1. Candidates need to have been Jordan Valley residents for longer than . . .