At the 2022 General Election on November 8th, the positions of Mayor and three Councilor positions will appear on the ballot.  The filing period for interested candidates begins on June 1, 2022 and all filing requirements must be completed by 5:00 p.m. on August 30, 2022.

  • The City Council is composed of a Mayor and 6 Councilors.
  • Each Councilor position is numbered 1 thru 6.
  • All positions are non-partisan.
  • All City Council members are elected at-large.
  • Each candidate declares a position number for which they are running for.
  • A candidate may run for only one position.
  • All positions are volunteer/non-paid
  • All terms begin on January 3, 2023


Mayor                                                     Currently held by Cathy Clark                        Two Year Term

Councilor Position #4                             Currently held by Roland Herrera                   Four Year Term

Councilor Position #5                             Currently held by Elizabeth Smith                  Four Year Term

Councilor Position #6                             Currently held by Daniel Kohler                      Four Year Term


To qualify as a candidate for Mayor or a City Councilor, you must be:

  • A qualified elector under the laws and constitution of the state of Oregon and a registered voter of the City of Keizer; and
  • A resident of the City of Keizer who has resided continuously in the City during the 12 months immediately preceding the election they are filing for.

The Keizer City Recorder, Tracy Davis is the Elections Filing Officer for City of Keizer elections.  Please contact Ms. Davis at (503)856-3412 or via email at davist@keizer.org for additional information or for an election information packet. 

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