The only contested City Council race in Hillsboro, Oregon right now is the race for Ward 3. The City Council seat is being vacated by Fred Nachtigal after his terms winds up this year! The race had 6 candidates line up to run and there are some very good choices in the mix.
Posted at the City website is this summary of those running. We encourage all voters to look closely at the qualifications of these candidates. No matter who wins we have some great choices for whoever leads the City forward from Ward 3.
6 Candidates Seek Open Hillsboro City Council Seat
Update: Chuck Gonzales withdrew his candidacy on Friday, August 28.
Four Hillsboro City Council seats will appear on voters’ ballots on Tuesday, November 3, 2020, but only one seat will be contested.
Mayor Steve Callaway, Councilor Rick Van Beveren (Ward 1, Position B), and Councilor Anthony Martin (Ward 2, Position B) all seek election to a second term on the Council without opponents. It’s a much different story in Ward 3.
Ahead of the August 25 filing deadline, six Hillsboro residents declared their candidacy for the Ward 3, Position B seat currently held by Council President Fred Nachtigal, who will depart the Council in January 2021 after two terms.
The six candidates for Ward 3, Position B are (in alphabetical order):
All City Council positions are nonpartisan. Elected terms are for four years.
- Read about campaign sign information and see the City Council Ward map on the City’s Election webpage.
- Read about the November 03, 2020 General Election on the Washington County Elections website.
Important 2020 Election Dates
Deadline to register to vote
Tuesday, October 13
First day to mail ballots
Wednesday, October 14
Final day to mail absentee/replacement ballots
Thursday, October 29
Tuesday, November 3
Certification of election results
Monday, November 23
24-Hour Ballot Drop Sites in Hillsboro
Hillsboro Main Library (outside)
2850 NE Brookwood Parkway
Wingspan @ Westside Commons (outside)
801 NE 34th Avenue
Washington County Election Office (outside)
2925 NE Aloclek Drive, Suite 170
Sheriff’s Office & Jail Parking Lot (corner)
SW Washington Street. & SW Dennis Avenue