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 8th, 2022 General Election? Read about the elections process and learn more about the requirements for running for City Council positions. Click here for more information.

POSTPONED - Candidates' Forums
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Wednesday, October 12, 2022, 6 pm - Learn more at the Candidates’ Forum page

Disclaimer: The city posts this information, for informational purposes only and neither endorses nor opposes the matter or candidate(s).

Upcoming Positions:
The City has four (4) at-large Council Positions coming open. 

SEI Seat Name Terms End Date
2581 Marc Manelis 12/31/2022
2583 Laurie Petrie 12/31/2022
2584 Jaimie Fender 12/31/2022
2582 Micah Paulsen 12/31/2022

Appointments are highly recommended.

City Council Candidate Filings:
This section will be updated once the city starts to receive filings after June 1, 2022.

Candidate: Marc Manelis
Candidate: Laurie Petrie
Candidate: Micah H Paulsen
Candidate: Jaimie Fender

Disclaimer: The city posts these documents for informational purposes only and neither endorses nor opposes the matter or candidate.

Important Dates:

May 8, 2022

Any person running for City office must have been a City resident by this date. 184 days from the general election (6 months) KCMC 2.30.010

June 1, 2022

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. 160 days from the general election

August 30, 2022,
at 4:30 p.m.

Last day to file nomination papers comprising a petition with the City Elections Officer. We highly recommend that you file sooner than later since gathering signatures and getting signature verification can take several days. 70 days from the general election.

September 2, 2022

Last day to withdraw candidacy.

September 3, 2022

Final day for City Elections Officer to submit names of candidates for the November 8, 2022, General Election.

September 12, 2022

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

October 19 – October 25, 2022

County Elections Office mails out ballots.

November 8, 2022

Election Day.

January 18, 2023

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

Internet Resources

The City of King City Elections:

King City Municipal Code:

King City Charter:

Washington County Elections Division:

State of Oregon Elections Division:

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
2925 NE Aloclek Drive
Suite: 170
Hillsboro, OR 97124-7523 


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