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.


A City election will be held in the City of Eugene, Oregon for the purpose of voting on candidates for the following local offices:

  • Eugene City Council - Wards 3, 4, 5, and 6
  • Eugene Water & Electric Board - Wards 4 and 5, and At-Large

The candidates who will appear on the November 6 ballot are those who received more than 50% of the votes cast for the office in the May 15, 2018, primary election. 

For more information, please contact the City Recorder at 541-682-5010.