Oregon City Special Mayoral Election set for August 23, 2022

Oregon City Special Election Alert! The City of Oregon City has filed for the August 23, 2022 special election date in order to choose a new mayor to replace Rachel Lyles Smith who resigned April 22.

Commissioner Denyse McGriff is taking over mayoral duties until a new mayor is elected August 23 to finish out Lyles Smith’s term. Oregon City voters should expect to see this special election ballot at the beginning of August.

Hear from Commissioner McGriff on KOIN 6 news about the change

Learn how to file for an open Commissioner or Mayoral position with the City of Oregon City Recorder’s Office.

Two elections this year for Oregon City elected officials –

August 23, 2022 Special Election – To fill the mayor’s vacant term created by the resignation of Mayor Lyles Smith. The mayor elected will serve until December 31, 2022.

November 8, 2022 General Election – The election will include the position of mayor and two city commissioner positions, each with terms ending December 31, 2026.

Learn all of the requirements and qualifications from the Oregon City Recorder’s Office: https://www.orcity.org/cityrecorder/city-commission-election

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