At the 2020 General Election on November 3rd, the positions for Mayor and three Councilor positions will appear on the ballot. The filing period for interested candidates ended on August 25, 2020.


Mayor                            Currently held by Michael Cape                     Four-year term

Councilor Pos. #1          Currently held by Sandy McArthur                 Four-year term

Councilor Pos. #3          Currently Vacant                                            Four-year term

Councilor Pos. #5          Currently held by Jenna Goings                     Four-year term

  • All positions are non-partisan.

  • Council positions are elected at large, meaning candidates may reside in any area of the City of Amity.

  • All positions are volunteer/non-paid.

  • All terms will begin on January 1, 2021. The Oath of Office will be administered at the first meeting of the City Council, on January 6, 2021.


To qualify as a candidate for Mayor or City Councilor, you must be:

  • A qualified elector under the laws and Constitution of the state of Oregon, and a registered voter of the City of Amity; and,

  • A resident of the City of Amity who has resided continuously in the City during the 12 months immediately preceding the election.

The Amity City Recorder, Natasha Johnson, is the Elections Officer for the City of Amity. Please contact Ms. Johnson at (503) 835-3711 or via email at njohnson@ci.amity.or.us for additional information. Candidate packets will be available June 1, 2020 by emailing the City Recorder, or downloading it from the city’s website.

Please call Natasha Johnson, Elections Officer at (503) 835-3711 if you have any questions.