Elections / Elecciones

Local Elections



The time for filing as a 2020 Local Election Candidate has now passed. The following information is provided for general knowledge of the process.

The CANDIDATE INFORMATION sheet includes information for the 2020 Local Election. An individual was able to run as a write-in candidate by filing a Write-In Candidate Nomination Paper and Financial Disclosure Statement (available under Forms and Information) by June 25, 2020.



Voter Registration



Voters may register to vote online. Hard copy voter registration forms may be obtained by contacting the Town Clerk's Office or at the Maricopa County Recorder's offices during regular business hours.

Voters can see if they are registered to vote here:

BeBallotReady.Vote

Registration Deadlines



November 3, 2020 - General Election October 5, 2020  *THE DEADLINE HAS BEEN EXTENDED UNTIL 5:00 P.M. ON

OCTOBER 15

, 2020. (This date changed from the previously-reported date of October 23, 2020, due to a court decision on October 13, 2020).


Voter Eligibility Requirements



Qualified electors must register prior to midnight 29-days preceding the date of the election. An individual is eligible to register to vote as provided in state law:  ARIZ. REV. STAT. §9-822,  
ARIZ. REV. STAT. §16-101 and ARIZ. REV. STAT. §16-121 and Town Code, Chapter 2, Section 2-9-1.

Voters may verify the status of their voted early ballot and that it has been received by Maricopa County Elections for processing and tabulation through the Arizona Secretary of State's office website or on the Maricopa County Recorder's Election website.

Voters may verify the status of their provisional ballots through the Maricopa County Recorder's Election website.

Voting Center and Early Ballot Drop Off Location



There will be

ONE

voting center in Fountain Hills located at Plaza Fountainside, 12645 North Saguaro Blvd. Anyone registered in Maricopa County is able to vote at this location and early ballots may also be dropped off. This center will be open beginning October 22, 2020, every day from 9 AM to 7 PM other than Sundays, and on Monday, November 2, 2020, from 9 AM to 5 PM. On Election Day, November 3, 2020, the center will be open from 6 AM to 7 PM.


Additionally, early ballots may be dropped off at Fountain Hills Town Hall, 16705 East Avenue of the Fountains, during regular work hours, Monday through Thursday, 7 AM to 6 PM on the second floor. On Election Day, November 3, 2020, Town Hall will remain open until 7 PM for early ballot drop-off. 

For additional Voting Centers around the Phoenix area, visit Voting Centers.


Maricopa County Recorder / Elections Office



 The Maricopa County Recorder / Elections Office is currently closed for walk-in traffic due to the COVID-19; however, they are available by contacting them at 602.506.3535, or visit maricopa.vote.



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