June 1, 2022 — The City of Florence is now accepting applications for the 2022 Florence City Council Election.
At the 2022 General Election on Nov. 8, the positions for mayor and two councilor positions will appear on the ballot. The filing period for interested candidates begins on June 1 and all filing requirements must be completed by 5 p.m. on Aug. 15.
Open City of Florence Positions:
• Mayor, two-year term: Currently held by Joe Henry
• Councilor, four-year term: Currently held by Woody Woodbury
• Councilor, four-year term: Currently held by Rob Ward
All positions are non-partisan. Council positions are elected at large, meaning candidates may reside in any area of the City of Florence. All positions are volunteer/non-paid.
All terms will begin on Jan. 1, 2023. The Oath of Office will be administered at the first
meeting of the Florence City Council in January 2023.
Qualifications and Residency Requirements
To qualify as a candidate for mayor or city councilor, you must be:
• A qualified elector under the laws and Constitution of the State of Oregon, and a registered voter of the City of Florence; and,
• A resident of the City of Florence who has resided continuously in the city during the 12 months immediately preceding the election.
City Recorder Lindsey White is the Elections Officer for the City of Florence. People can contact her at 541-997-3437 or via email at [email protected] for additional information.
Candidate information packets will be available on the City of Florence’s website at www.ci.florence.or.us on June 1, 2022, or by emailing the city recorder.