Update: August 15, 2018
On August 14, 2018, the City Council decided that an upcoming Council vacancy will be filled by appointment, by the 2019 City Council. The Council position would fill an unexpired two-year Council term vacated by a resignation, effective December 27, 2018. Following the November 8, 2018 election, the Council will open a call for applications for interested candidates that will close about one month later. These applications will be provided to the City Council that takes office beginning January, 2019, who will approve a review and selection process.
Official List of Mayoral Candidates for 2018 General Election
The filing deadline for Tigard Mayor has expired. As of July 30, current City Councilors Mark Woodard and Jason Snider, former City Councilor Marland Henderson, and Tigard resident Linda Monahan have filed to run for mayor.
Tigard Council Positions
- The filing deadline for the Tigard City Councilor positions is 4 p.m. on Monday, August 20, 2018.
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. (deadline has expired)
- 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.|