Kit Johnston – County Commissioner

Running for Yamhill County Commissioner – Position 1


Issues of Note

Johnston left ownership of MariCo Farms off his official Voter’s Pamphlet bio, and from his 2021 and 2022 SEI forms.  

Appointed to Yamhill County Planning Commission in 2020

Sits with Starrett on the Newberg Urban Area Management Commission. Minutes of first meeting, August 2021  next meeting was Oct 26, 2021

Top Donors

  1. Kit Johnston $10,000
  2. Farmers Direct $2500
  3. Cloepfil $2000
  4. KCK Farms $1500
  5. Paulette Alexandria $1000
  6. Thomas Hammer $1000
  7. Darin Cox $1000
  8. Carl Dauenhauer $1000
  9. John Tebb $1000
  10. Rick Tebb $1000

News Coverage

News Register,Johnston touts protection of property, gun rights, May 6, 2022
Newberg Graphic, Farmer, planning commissioner files for county office, November 3, 2021
News Register, Dayton farmer seeking seat on county commission, Oct 29, 2021


Oregon Family Farms Association PAC
Yamhill County AG-PAC 
TimberUnity PAC 
Yamhill County Republican Party
Taxpayer Association of Oregon
Local Jobs Matter PAC 
Oregon Moms Building Excellent Schools Together PAC (Commissioner Lindsay Berschauer chairs this PAC)
Community Oriented Public Servants: COPS-PAC (PAC behind the conservative majority on Newberg School Board)
Representative Jessica George
Former Yamhill County Commissioner Kathy George
Jim Connelly, Former Dayton Mayor