Candidate filing period for City of Camas mayoral race and other open offices

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 With the resignation of Camas Mayor Barry McDonnell on Monday, May 11, this position will be added to the list of offices open for filing beginning Monday, May 17 through Friday, May 21, 2021.

The online period to file a declaration of candidacy will be available at beginning at 9 am, Monday, May 17 through 4 pm Friday, May 21, 2021.

To file online as a candidate, a citizen must have a valid email address and be registered to vote in the jurisdiction for which they are filing. Candidates will also be able to pay any applicable filing fees online using a valid Visa, MasterCard, or American Express credit card. Mobile devices are not recommended. For best results use Chrome.

The in-person period to file a declaration of candidacy will begin at 8 am, Monday, May 17 through 5 pm, Friday, May 21, 2021. Physical distancing requirements will be adhered to, with a limited number of candidates allowed at a time. Candidates wishing to file for office in person can do so at the Clark County Elections Department, 1408 Franklin St. Credit cards are not accepted for payment when filing in person.

To determine if you meet all the qualifications for an elective office, please refer to the "2021 Candidate Guide and Local Voters’ Pamphlet Specifications" that can be found on the Clark County Elections Department website at

If you have further questions, you can contact the Clark County Elections Office by calling (564) 397-2345, by email at or by visiting the office at 1408 Franklin St.

Greg Kimsey, Auditor, (564) 397-2078
Cathie Garber, Elections director, (564) 397-2345