Ballots for August Local Elections Finalized

The deadline to submit nomination petitions for Phoenix-metro area elections in August has passed, making it official which candidates have qualified to be on the ballot. The City of Tempe also held an election earlier this year in March, electing former Tempe City Councilman Corey Woods as the city’s new mayor and Doreen Garlid as a new councilwoman. The deadline to qualify for the City of Phoenix’s November election is July 6.

The city and town councils with contested seats in the August elections include:

  • Buckeye (District 1 council seats)
  • Carefree (all 6 at-large council seats)
  • Chandler (3 at-large council seats)
  • Gilbert (open mayor’s seat, 2 at-large council seats with 4-year terms and 1 at-large council seat with a 2-year term)
  • Glendale (mayor’s seat; Yucca District council seat)
  • Litchfield Park (3 at-large council seats)
  • Mesa (mayor’s seat, District 1, 2 and 3 council seats)
  • Scottsdale (open mayor’s seat and 3 at-large council seats)
  • Surprise (open District 2 council seat, District 3 and 5 council seats)
  • Tolleson (3 at-large council seats)

Two cities have candidates running unopposed for vacant mayor positions, with former Buckeye City Councilman Eric Orsborn poised to win in Buckeye and Tolleson Vice Mayor Juan Rodriguez similarly positioned in Tolleson. Click here for more information on the candidates.

Published On: April 23rd, 2020Categories: Community News

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Ballots for August Local Elections Finalized

The deadline to submit nomination petitions for Phoenix-metro area elections in August has passed, making it official which candidates have qualified to be on the ballot. The City of Tempe also held an election earlier this year in March, electing former Tempe City Councilman Corey Woods as the city’s new mayor and Doreen Garlid as a new councilwoman. The deadline to qualify for the City of Phoenix’s November election is July 6.

The city and town councils with contested seats in the August elections include:

  • Buckeye (District 1 council seats)
  • Carefree (all 6 at-large council seats)
  • Chandler (3 at-large council seats)
  • Gilbert (open mayor’s seat, 2 at-large council seats with 4-year terms and 1 at-large council seat with a 2-year term)
  • Glendale (mayor’s seat; Yucca District council seat)
  • Litchfield Park (3 at-large council seats)
  • Mesa (mayor’s seat, District 1, 2 and 3 council seats)
  • Scottsdale (open mayor’s seat and 3 at-large council seats)
  • Surprise (open District 2 council seat, District 3 and 5 council seats)
  • Tolleson (3 at-large council seats)

Two cities have candidates running unopposed for vacant mayor positions, with former Buckeye City Councilman Eric Orsborn poised to win in Buckeye and Tolleson Vice Mayor Juan Rodriguez similarly positioned in Tolleson. Click here for more information on the candidates.

Published On: April 23rd, 2020Categories: Community News

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