Election Information


King City has an official drop box at 15300 SW 116th ave, King City.  (Click HERE for Current Drop Box Locations)

To ensure the integrity of your voted ballot, drop it off at an official drop off-site, or put it into the U.S. Mail – with the proper postage. The official ballot drop off location in King City is at City Hall located at 15300 S.W. 116th Ave, King City, Oregon.

Are you interested in running for an elected position in the City of King City for the November 3th, 2020 General Election? Read about the elections process and learn more about the requirements for running for City Council positions. Click here for more information.

Upcoming Positions:
The City will have three (3) at-large Council Positions vacant. Winners of the election will complete 4-year terms that will commence at the first regular City Council meeting in 2021 and shall continue until a successor assumes the office. The City Elections Officer (the "City Recorder") will accept prospective petitions from 8:30 a.m. on May 30, 2020, through 4:30 p.m on August 25, 2020.
Appointments are highly recommended.

City Council Candidate Filings:
The following is a list of candidates for the November 3, 2020, City Council election:
Disclaimer: The city posts these documents for informational purposes only and neither endorses nor opposes the matter or candidate.

  1. Candidate # CC2020-01 Shawna Thompson read more
  2. Candidate # CC2020-02 Smart Ocholi read more
  3. Candidate # CC2020-03 Gretchen E. Buehner read more
  4. Candidate # CC2020-04 Kate Mohr read more

To read the official list dated September 1, 2020, please click here.

Important Dates:
If you are interested in running for office, here are some critical dates for your calendar:

May 3, 2020

Any person running for City office must have been a City resident by this date.

May 30, 2020

The first day to file nomination papers comprising a petition with the City Elections Officer. Note: signature sheets (petition) must be approved before being circulated.

August 25, 2020

Last day to file nomination papers comprising a petition with the City Elections Officer.

August 28, 2020

Last day to withdraw candidacy.

September 3, 2020

Final day for City Elections Officer to submit names of candidates for the November 3, 2020, General Election.

September 11, 2020

Last day to file candidate statements for City positions with the County Elections Office for the voters’ pamphlet.

Oct 5 – Oct 20, 2020

County Elections Office mails out ballots.

November 3, 2020

Election Day.

January 6, 2021

Oath of Office administered at the first Council meeting after certified election results received from the County.


Election Offices

City of King City
Ronnie Smith, City Elections Official
15300 SW 116th Ave
King City, OR 97224


Washington County Elections Division
Mickie Kawai, Elections Manager
3100 SW Murray Blvd, Suite 101
Beaverton, OR 97005


Secretary of State Elections Division
141 State Capitol
Salem, OR 97310