Clatsop County, ORThe Astorian

County certifies May election results

Clatsop County has certified the May election results. The most closely watched races were for the Clatsop Community College Board and the Sunset Empire Park and Recreation District Board. In the Zone 2, Position 2 campaign for college board, incumbent Sara Meyer defeated challenger Patrick Preston 65% to 35%. In...
Clatsop County, ORSeaside Signal

Park district board, with voter mandate, looks to implement goals

Results from the May election showed across-the-board support for incumbent Sunset Empire Park and Recreation District board members. Su Coddington, Celeste Bodner, Michael Hinton, Erika Marshall Hamer and Katharine Parker staved off challengers Al Hernandez, John Huismann, Patrick Duhachek, Jackie Evans and Stephen Morrison after most of the ballots were counted.
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Cathlamet, WAwaheagle.com

Candidates file for 2021 elections

Mayor: Incumbent Dale Jacobson and, both council members, Robert Stowe and David Olson. Council: Position 3. CeCeila Raglin; Position 4, Jeanne M. Hendrickson, and Position 5, Laurel Waller. Port District 1. Positon 3: Brett Deaton, incumbent. Port District 2. Position 1: Allen Bennett and Mike Backman. Position 3: Austin Burkhalter.
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Pacific County, WAchinookobserver.com

Contested mayor, city council races highlight filing week

PACIFIC COUNTY — More than 80 people in Pacific County filed to run for local office during last week’s filing period for the 2021 election, with several south county races drawing multiple candidates. In Long Beach, both positions on the city council up for election this fall drew multiple candidates...
Columbia County, ORthecolumbiapress.com

The Columbia Press

Two of three incumbents defeated in Clatsop Community College board race. Voters chose to replace two of the three contested seats on the Clatsop Community College board. Other than the college board race, there were few other races that drew more than one candidate in Tuesday’s special districts election. Turnout also was low, with just under 23 percent of voters submitting a ballot.
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Seaside, ORSeaside Signal

Incumbents hold edge in park district board races

After a bruising campaign where challengers second-guessed the decision to purchase the former Broadway Middle School, the Sunset Empire Park and Recreation District Board held their own in Tuesday’s election. Su Coddington, Celeste Bodner, Michael Hinton, Erika Marshall Hamer and Katharine Parker led their challengers after most of the ballots...
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The Daily Astorian

Challengers make gains in college board races

Driven by concerns about an enrollment decline during the coronavirus pandemic and the rollout of a computer software system, challengers made gains on the Clatsop Community College Board in Tuesday’s election. Sara Meyer, a retired business owner who worked with job corps and community action and was elected to the...
Wahkiakum County, WAwaheagle.com

Candidates file for office

Candidates have started filing for positions on the 2021 election ballots. Filings as of the end of office hours Tuesday are below. So far, there are two contested postions. Cathlamet Mayor Dale Jacobson has filed for re-election, and Council Member Robert Stowe has also filed for the postion. Two persons...
Pacific County, WAchinookobserver.com

Filing week for local races runs through Friday

PACIFIC COUNTY — Filing week for local races began in earnest on Monday, and will remain open through the rest of the week. There are more than a dozen posts up for election on the Long Beach Peninsula, and many more throughout Pacific County. More than 20 people filed to run for positions across the county on the first day of the filing period on May 17, which lasts through May 21 at 4 p.m.
Wahkiakum County, WAwaheagle.com

County adopts rules for local election voters pamphlet

With filing for election coming up next week, Wahkiakum County officials have adopted formal administrative rules for creation of a county voters guide. Candidates for office and jurisdictions running ballot measures such as special levies are required to furnish information for the pamphlet. Jurisdictions running ballot measures are also required to form committees to create for and against statements for the pamphlet.
Cathlamet, WAwaheagle.com

Filing for election starts on Monday

The filing period for candidates for positions on this year's election ballot runs next Monday through Friday. Positions on the ballot are listed above; they include four positions on the Naselle/Gray's River Valley School District board of directors; three positions on the Wahkiakum School District board of directors; the mayor and three positions on the Cathlamet Town Council; two positions on the Port District 2 board of commissioners, and one position on the Port District 1 board of directors.
Seaside, ORThe Astorian

Letter: Joke

I keep seeing election posters saying “reelect” Su Coddington, Celeste Bodner, Erika Marshall Hamer, Katharine Parker and Mike Hinton to the Sunset Empire Park and Recreation District Board of Directors. What a joke. The only member of the board that could be reelected is Hinton. You can’t be reelected if...
Seaside, ORThe Astorian

Letter: Join me

I am asking you to please join me in voting for the election of the current board members of the Sunset Empire Park and Recreation District: Su Coddington, Celeste Tuhy Bodner, Mike Hinton, Erika Marshall Hamer and Katharine Parker. Having had the privilege of serving as the general manager of...
Seaside, ORSeaside Signal

Letter: Reelect our SEPRD Board of Directors

I am asking you to please join me in voting for the reelection of the current Board members of the Sunset Empire Park and Recreation District: Su Coddington, Celeste Tuhy Bodner, Mike Hinton, Erika Marshall Hamer and Katharine Parker. Having had the privilege of serving as the General Manager of...
Seaside, ORSeaside Signal

Letter: Think again before sticking with status quo in SEPRD

As a resident of Seaside, the current election is of great concern to me. After reading from the paper, Facebook and hearing about the current positions on the ballot, I was eager to accept an invitation to Tuesday night’s Sunset Empire Park and Recreation District candidate forum at the Astoria Country Club.