Elections

Overview

The City Recorder and staff coordinate and administer the City’s municipal election activities including receiving filings from candidates for the positions of mayor, councilor and Eugene Water and Electric Board. The Recorder’s Office processes initiative, referendum and recall petitions. The City Recorder prepares elections schedules, files measures for the ballot and certifies the final election results. A Eugene voters’ pamphlet is published for elections with city measures on the ballot and includes information on city measures and candidates. Information concerning the Eugene Water and Electric Board and School District elections also may be included.


General information about election processes is available in Chapter 2 of the Eugene Code.

Notice of Prospective Initiative Petition Filed

City of Eugene

A Prospective Initiative Petition was filed with the City Recorder’s Office on April 6, 2022, regarding a Protected Ordinance Regulating Middle Housing in Areas Zoned for Residential. More information on this prospective petition is available for review.  

Notice of Recall Election

City of Eugene – Ward 7 Only

An election will be held in the City of Eugene, Oregon for Ward 7 residents on Tuesday, September 6, 2022, and will be conducted by Lane County Elections in accordance with Oregon Revised Statutes. This election is called for the purpose of recalling Claire Syrett, Eugene City Councilor - Ward 7. The recall petition qualified to the ballot on August 1, 2022.

For more information about the recall process, see State of Oregon 2022 Recall Manual.


Important Dates

08/11/2022 - Out-of-country/Out-of-state and military ballots mailed

08/16/2022 - Voter Registration Deadline

08/18/2022 - Ballots mailed; official drop sites open

09/06/2022 - Election Day

10/03/2022 - Last day for County Clerk to certify election

Notice of Election
City of Eugene

A general election will be held in the City of Eugene, Oregon on Tuesday, November 8, 2022, and will be conducted by Lane County Elections in accordance with Oregon Revised Statutes. This election is called for the purpose of voting on the following candidates and measure of the City of Eugene:


Candidates 

  • City Councilor Ward 3: Alan Zelenka 
  • City Councilor Ward 4: Jennifer Yeh 
  • City Councilor Ward 5: Mike Clark 
  • City Councilor Ward 6: Greg Evans


  • EWEB Board Member At-Large: Mindy Schlossberg 
  • EWEB Wards 4 & 5: John H Brown 

Ballot Measure

Bonds Funding Street Repair and Walking, Biking, Safety, Tree Projects


Ballot Measure 20-333


The City of Eugene will produce a Voters' Pamphlet for this ballot measure. Arguments supporting or opposing the measure may be placed in the pamphlet by paying a fee of $300 or by submitting the signatures of 300 City of Eugene registered voters.


ARGUMENTS MUST BE SUBMITTED TO THE CITY RECORDER NO LATER THAN 5p.m., Tuesday, September 13, 2022, on forms provided by the City.


Voters' Pamphlet argument instructions

Voter's Pamphlet argument form

SEL 400 - Statement of Endorsement