2017 City of Springfield Election Information

The Springfield City Council adopted a resolution referring a ballot measure authorizing a five-year local option tax levy to operate the Springfield Municipal Jail and provide staffing and materials for Police Services. The public has the opportunity to review the ballot title before it is submitted to Lane County Elections to be placed on the ballot. Click here to review the ballot title. The review period will expire at 5:00pm on Wednesday, June 28.

The Springfield Online Voter’s Pamphlet for the May 16, 2017 Special Election is available by clicking here.

(The Springfield Election Information online voter’s pamphlet may include candidates and measures from the following: City of Springfield, Springfield Utility Board, Springfield School District and Willamalane Parks and Recreation District.)

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Results from the May 16, 2017 Special Election are listed below:

POSITION
CANDIDATE
# OF VOTES

Springfield School Board

Position #2

 

Cassandra W. Anderson

Emilio Hernandez, Jr.

3,498

3,671

Springfield School Board

Position #3

Zach Bessett
5,605

Springfield School Board

Position #4

 

Evan Lucart

Erik Bishoff

 

1,699

5,146

 

 

Willamalane Parks and Recreation

Board Member

 

Janis Ross
3,465

 

Willamalane Parks and Recreation

Board Member

 

Denise Bean
3,767

 

Willamalane Parks and Recreation

Board Member

 

Lee Beyer
4,162

 

The terms for all listed positions will commence on January 1, 2018 and expire December 31, 2021.

 

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If you are interested in running for office, please review the elections packet. For an appointment to go over the packet and submit filing documents, contact Amy Sowa, City Recorder at 541-726-3700.

Registering to Vote:

You may register to vote at any time. However, your voter registration card must be postmarked no later than the 21st day before the election at which you intend to vote. For the May 16, 2017 Election, the deadline to register is April 25, 2017.

Registration Cards are available at Lane County Elections, the City Recorder’s Office at the City of Springfield, and other locations around the community. To find out more about how and where to register to vote, go to http://oregonvotes.org/doc/publications/forms/500_nvra/SEL500.pdf