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 Election
City of Eugene

A primary election will be held in the City of Eugene, Oregon on Tuesday, May 17, 2022, and will be conducted by Lane County Elections in accordance with Oregon Revised Statutes.  Candidate Information Packet is available for download.

A list of candidates who filed for the May 17, 2022 primary election is available. The candidate filing period has closed and candidate information will be sent to Lane County Elections on March 14 for final certification. 

City Council                                          Eugene Water & Electric Board

Ward 3                                                        Wards 4  & 5

Ward 4                                                         At-Large

Ward 5            

Ward 6