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:
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