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The City Recorder is Clerk of the City Council, Urban Renewal Agency, and Salem Housing Authority; City Records Manager and Archivist, managing the retention and/or destruction of all City records. The City Recorder prepares agendas and packets; attends all meetings of the City Council, Urban Renewal Agency, and Salem Housing Authority and takes minutes of the proceedings; provides legal notice of public hearings; files City documents and records; prepares and distributes all Salem Revised Code amendments; responds to public records requests; and performs all duties related to City elections.

 

 

Public Records Request

A request to see or obtain a copy of a public record can be made by submitting Form A; Public Records Request. You may complete Form A online, or print, scan, and send the form below by email, or in writing to the City Recorder: cityrecorder@cityofsalem.net or deliver the request to the City Recorder's Office, 555 Liberty Street SE, Room 205, Salem, OR 97301, or fax the request to 503-361-2202.

Click here to submit Form A online

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City Recorder
555 Liberty Street SE, Room 205,
Salem, OR 97301
Phone: 503-588-6097
Fax: 503-361-2202
E-mail: cityrecorder@cityofsalem.net

Elections / Run for Office

The City Recorder is responsible for administering the City’s municipal election activities including candidate filings for Mayor, City Council, and Judge, as well as local referendums and initiatives.

MARCH 14, 2017 SPECIAL ELECTION INFORMATION

At the December 5, 2016 council meeting, City Council approved the designation of March 14, 2017 as the date for a special election to fill the vacant council position for Ward 6.  Four candidates were certified to be placed on the ballot. 

2016 Election Results

Official results for the 2016 election have been certified.  Click here to view the Proclamation of the Mayor.

Results from the November 8, 2016 General Election

FOR MAYOR – 2-year Term
Chuck Bennett

FOR COUNCILOR – WARD 1 – 4-year Term
Cara Kaser

FOR COUNCILOR – WARD 3 – 4-year Term
Brad A. Nanke

FOR COUNCILOR – WARD 5 – 4-year Term
Matt Ausec

FOR COUNCILOR – WARD 7 – 4-year Term
Sally Cook

BALLOT MEASURE 24- 399 - Police Facility General Obligation Bond Authorization
FAILED

BALLOT MEASURE 24-400 - 3% Tax on Sale of Recreational Marijuana Sales
APPROVED by voters and ADOPTED
 


 

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