FOR CANDIDATES

Important Dates for Candidates

The next statewide election is the May 17, 2022, Primary Election.

First day to file as a candidate
September 9, 2021

Candidate filing deadline
March 8, 2022

First day to file voter pamphlet statement (County & Metro candidates)
September 9, 2021

First day to file voter pamphlet statement (City of Portland candidates)
Upon certification of candidates by the City of Portland

Last day to file voter pamphlet statement (County & Metro candidates)
March 10, 2022

Last day to file voter pamphlet statement (City of Portland candidates)
March 21, 2022

Measure Argument filing deadline
March 21, 2022

Candidate withdrawal deadline
March 8, 2022

Voter registration and party change deadline
April 26, 2022

Ballots mailed
April 27, 2022

Statewide primary election
May 17, 2022