The City Auditor received a candidate filing for the May 15, 2012 Primary Election. On January 13th, 2012, Jefferson Smith submitted a completed nominating petition for the office of Mayor. Multnomah County Elections Division conducted the signature verification process and certified at least 100 valid signatures – the minimum number required to file by nominating petition. The City’s Elections Division received these signature verification results on January 20th, 2012, and Jefferson Smith has been added to the Register of Candidates for the office of City of Portland Mayor.
Candidate filings and other information for the May 15, 2012 Primary Election are available on the main City elections page: http://www.portlandonline.com/auditor/elections.