County and State Government

The City of Salem lives in two counties so it is doubly important for Salem citizens to be aware of the political winds and financial management of the counties.

Take a moment to follow these links and learn a bit more about these powerful governmental units.

Marion County Links:

Keep in mind, counties wield a tremendous amount of power. They function between state government “above” and municipal government “below.” Although vitally important to democratic government we tend to forget they exist so  counties often operate “below the radar.”
The City of Salem lives in two counties so it is doubly important for Salem citizens to be aware of the political winds and financial management of the counties. Take a moment to follow these links and learn a bit more about these powerful governmental units.

Polk County Links: