Positions Open for the November 5, 2024 General Election

  • Mayor – 2-year Term (Currently held by Stephanie Jones)
  • City Council Position CC2 – 4-year term (Currently held by Don Giannetti)
  • City Council Position CC4 – 4-year term (Currently held by Peter Edison)
  • City Council Position CC6 – 4-year term (Currently held by Marilyn McCalister)


So You Want To Run For Office?

If you are interested in running for office, the City strongly encourages you to contact Angie Lanter, City Recorder/Assistant City Manager to review the process, paperwork, and important filing deadlines.

City Recorder/Assistant City Manager: Angie Lanter, MMC alanter@cityofbanks.org  503-324-5112


Required Qualifications:

Candidates must be registered voters in the State of Oregon.

Candidates must be residents of Banks for a minimum of 1 year. (Residing inside the city limits)


Filing Forms:

Filing Forms and Manuals can be accessed on the Washington County Elections Website .

To run for office in the City of Banks, you must submit a completed SEL 101 to the City Recorder.  


Filing Deadlines:

Candidate Filing Forms

Candidate filing forms may be picked up at City Hall

Wednesday, July 3, 2024 – Wednesday, August 21, 2024.


Completed Candidate Filing Forms

Must be filed with the City Recorder no later than

1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 21, 2024.


Withdrawal of Candidacy or Nomination

To withdraw from candidacy or nomination, a candidate must file a Withdrawal of Candidacy of Nomination (SEL 150) with the City Recorder no later than 1:00 p.m. on Friday, August 30, 2024.


Voter Pamphlet

Candidate Statements for the County Voters’ Pamphlet must be filed directly with the Washington County Elections Office no later than 5:00 p.m. on Monday, September 9, 2024, for inclusion in the Washington County Voters’ Pamphlet. Form JCVP-01 (Candidate Statement) can be found on the Washington County Elections Website . This form and accompanying fee must be submitted directly to the Washington County Elections Office.


Signage Regulations

If you have, or plan to have signs displayed for an upcoming election, please note that the City of Banks has regulations regarding signs:

Before placing signs, please review the City of Banks Code of Ordinances, and contact the City of Banks to verify that the placement of signs is approved.


Current Filings