The deadline to file as a candidate in the May 21 Special District Election is Thursday, March 21. Up for election are positions on the boards of more than three dozen service districts around Clatsop County , including the Port of Astoria, Clatsop Community College and Sunset Empire Transportation District, as well as area school districts, rural fire districts, water and sewer districts and other entities.

Candidates can file to run by fee or petition.

For a complete list of all seats up for election, the requirements for each office and other information, go to

The last day to register to vote in the May 21 election is April 30; more voter registration information is also available on the county website. People can also check their voter registration status online by going to

Northwest Lending Group