Elections 2020

Want to be Mayor of Donald or a City Councilor?

Setup an appointment with Elections Officer/City Manager Heidi Bell to receive the paperwork and directions for filing (no filing fee).

To get started, please read the manuals & documents below:

Election Schedule:

First day to Run for Office:

June 3, 2020 at 8am

Last Day to file with City:

August 21, 2020 at 12pm

Candidates Running for Local Office Announced:

August 21, 2020 by 4pm

Vote in General Election by:

November 3, 2020 by 8pm


  • 18 years of age.

  • Registered voter for the last 20 calendar days in Oregon.

  • Reside in the City of Donald during the 12 months immediately preceding the election. 


Mayor (2 year term):

January 1, 2021 through December 31, 2022

Councilor (4 year term):

January 1, 2021 through December 31, 2024


  • Attend regular City Council meetings (2nd Tuesday of the Month) & Work Sessions (as needed on the 1st Monday of the Month).

  • Read Council packets and be prepared to make decisions/vote in a public setting.

  • Read weekly emails.

  • Attend City events and help with planning.

  • Attend other City meetings as they come up (sometimes 2+ a month).

  • Budget Committee involvement and approval of City Budget.

  • Uphold Oregon Ethics Laws and Public Meeting Laws (training provided).

  • These are volunteer positions - no stipends or benefits.

The current Mayor and Councilors have done a great job serving the City of Donald. 

Please be sure to thank them for their public service and volunteering their time.


Incumbents are welcome to file again to run for the 2020 elections.

Terms Ending December 31, 2020:

Mayor, Brad Oxenford

Councilor Sheryl Glenn

Councilor Gloria Nicholson

Councilor Rod Scott

Please note that Election Laws are set by the State of Oregon, Marion County & City of Donald

The City is located 24 miles south of Portland and 27 miles north of Salem in the stunning Willamette Valley. Champoeg State Heritage Park, which is one of the State of Oregon’s most notable landmarks, is just four miles west. Six miles east of town is Willamette Aviation, Oregon’s third busiest airport. Donald’s unique location provides easy access to some of Oregon’s biggest cities and attractions while remaining a small rural community.

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