Elections

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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. 
 

NOVEMBER 8, 2016, GENERAL ELECTION
  
An election was held in the City of Eugene, Oregon on Tuesday, November 8, 2016, for the purpose of voting on the following ballot measure
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BALLOT MEASURE 20-253
Title:         CITY TAX OF 3% ON SALE OF RECREATIONAL MARIJUANA 
Question: Shall City of Eugene impose a 3% tax on retail sales of recreational marijuana?
  
The measure passed:  60,414 Yes; 25,045 No


MAYORAL, CITY COUNCIL, AND EWEB COMMISSIONER ELECTION 

The following candidates were elected to office on November 8:  
Mayor:  Lucy Vinis
City Council Ward 1: Emily Semple
City Council Ward 2: Betty Taylor
City Council Ward 7: Claire Syrett
City Council Ward 8: Chris Pryor
EWEB Wards 1 & 8: Steve Mital
EWEB Wards 2 & 3: Dick Helgeson
EWEB Wards 6 & 7: Sonya Carlson

 November 8, 2016, City of Eugene Voters' Pamphlet
 
  
  

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