2020 City Council Elections

On November 3, 2020, Lake Oswego residents will vote for a Mayor and three City Councilors. The four year terms will begin on January 1, 2021 and end on December 31, 2024. All Councilor positions are elected without respect to position or area. The three candidates who receive the three greatest number of votes cast are elected to the Council.

Those interested in running for office are encouraged to review the 2020 City Council Candidate Guide for important information on becoming a candidate. A final certified list of candidates will be posted on this webpage on August 31, 2020.

The City Charter has more details about the City's form of government and elected positions; Lake Oswego Code provides additional information about elections.


New!  The City of Lake Oswego Operations and Project Resource Guide contains helpful information for candidates.

Voters must be registered with the Secretary of State's office by October 13 to vote in the general election.

Contact Information

Anne-Marie Simpson
City Recorder

Kari Linder
Deputy City Recorder

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