The Mayor and two city councilor terms expire on December 31, 2018. The election for these positions is the November 6, 2018, General Election. The terms are effective January 1, 2019 and run through December 31, 2022.To be eligible to serve on the Tigard City Council, candidates must have been a Tigard resident for one year and be a registered voter. Instructions for candidates can be downloaded here and are also available at Tigard City Hall (13125 SW Hall Blvd.).
To qualify for nomination, a candidate must submit a petition signed by at least 20 City of Tigard registered voters and pay a $50 filing fee. Filing deadlines with the Tigard City Elections Official:
- Filing deadline for the Tigard Mayor position:
Monday, July 30, 2018, 4 p.m.
- Filing deadline for the Tigard City Councilor positions:
Monday, August 20, 2018, 4 p.m.
How to Run For Tigard City Council
In November 2018, Tigard voters will elect a Mayor and two city councilors.
Candidates for all positions must:
- Be a Tigard resident
- Be a registered voter
- Have lived within Tigard city limits for at least 12 months immediately prior to the election
- Follow the City's nominating procedure
Download the Instructions to Candidates. Information is provided about the councilor elections, including information on how to file, the filing period, and frequently asked questions about the campaign process.
|May 30, 2018||First day for Mayor and two City Councilor candidates to file for the November 6, 2018 General Election.|
|July 30, 2018 at 4 pm||The last day for mayor candidates to file (petition and $50 filing fee) with the City Recorder.|
|August 20, 2018 at 4 pm||The last day for councilor candidates to file (petition and $50 filing fee) with the City Recorder.|