Run For Mayor or Council


For general information on City Government please go to the following link: Click here!

November 3, 2020 General Election has come and gone!  Three council positions (4-year terms) and mayor (2-year term) where sworn in at the January 11th Council Meeting. Click here to meet the Mayor and Councilors that were voted in!

Results from the 2020 General Election for City of Sutherlin:
Mayor Todd McKnight: 
We re-welcome back Mayor McKnight who retains his seat on the council and begins his fourth term as Mayor - this is a 2-year term ending December 31, 2022. 
Newly elected Councilors:  We would like to send a big welcome to encumbent Seth Vincent, and new  Councilors, Joe Groussman and Larry Whitaker - these are 4-year terms ending December 31, 2024. 

To register to vote: or if you've moved, or changed your name you will need to update your information. Please go to the following link: 

To run for office on the City of Sutherlin City Council:
You must be a resident of Sutherlin for at least 1 year, live within in the city limits and be a registered voter. More questions? 
Please refer to SMC Chapter 1.06 - Candidate Nomination for Elective Offices. The link is below. 
Information becoming a candidate:

So you want to run for Local Government

County * City * District * Candidates

SMC Chapter 1.06 - Candidate Nomination for Elective Offices

Candidate Filing Procedures &  Information

Quick guide to Campaign Finance Reporting     

ORESTAR  User Guide            

Quick Reference to Oregon Public Meeting Laws

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