Multnomah County Commissioner Chair

Employer / Organization

Multnomah County

Next Election

May 17, 2022

Filing Window

Sep 09, 2021 - Mar 08, 2022


The County Commissioner Chair serves with a group of elected officials who are charged with administering the county government. The commission acts as the executive of the local government, levies local taxes, administers county governmental services such as prisons, courts, public health oversight, property registration, building code enforcement, and public works such as road maintenance. The Council confirms nominations to county boards and commissions. The salary of this position is estimated at $143,724.

Application Guidelines
To file for this position follow these three steps. 1) Contact the Multnomah County Elections Division to verify that your address qualifies for the position and that you meet any other requirements (like living in the district for a certain period of time). 2) Arrange to obtain the filing documents from the clerk/secretary's office. It is understood that first time or beginning candidates may need someone to review the paperwork with them, so it is useful to stop by the office in person during normal business hours, or arrange a time that you can speak with someone while picking up the filing papers. 3) Submit the filing papers and any other necessary documents to the city clerk/secretary during the required timeframe. The filing window for this position is 70 days prior to the election. Candidacy filing papers can be acquired at and are submitted to the Multnomah County Elections Division's office, which can be reached by phone at 503-988-3720 or [email protected]

Submit application to:
Multnomah County Elections, 1040 SE Morrison St, Portland, OR, 97214, US