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City of Beaverton

Posted on: February 8, 2021

Notice of Special Election on May 18, 2021

With the election of Mayor Lacey Beaty, Beaverton City Council Position 1 became vacant effective January 1, 2021.

Last month, the City Council adopted a resolution to fill the position through a special election to be held on May 18, 2021. This position is elected at-large to fill a partial term of office that expires December 31, 2022.

Beaverton residents interested in running for City Council must be 18 years of age by the election date, must be a registered voter, and must have lived in the Beaverton city limits for at least six months immediately prior to the election date.

The filing deadline is: Thursday, March 18, 2021, at 5 pm.

Candidates must file a Prospective Petition for Nomination signature form with the City Elections Officer prior to circulating the petition for signatures. Candidates should allow time for the signature verification process prior to the filing deadline.

A Candidate’s Filing Handbook containing instructions and forms to run for Council will be available beginning February 6, 2021 on the city’s website at A hard copy can be obtained by calling the City Recorder/Elections Office at 503-526-2495 or e-mailing

For full details, read the Notice of Special Election announcement.