Position Currently held by 2022 Election Term
Mayor Bill L. Dillard, Jr. Normal 2-year term
Council Position 1 Hilary Howell Normal 4-year term
Council Position 2 Ruben Bitts Special 2-year term
Council Position 3 Dave Cram Special 2-year term
Council Position 4 Phil Chick Normal 4-year term
Candidates must be a qualified voter and have resided in the City limits for at least one year immediately preceding the election.
Filing forms are available at City Hall or on the city website at www.nehalem.gov/elections
• Filing forms must be brought to Nehalem City Hall for approval before gathering signatures. (Please call ahead for an appointment.)
• Forms must be returned to Nehalem City Hall by August 15, 2022 to allow time for the city to submit the filing to the County Clerk for signature verification before filing closes on August 30, 2022.
For more information, visit or contact the City Elections Officer below:
City of Nehalem
Melissa Thompson-Kiefer, City Manager/Recorder
PO Box 143
Nehalem, OR 97131