City of Scottsdale Election Information

LAST DAY TO REGISTER, Monday Aug 1, 2016.

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  1. Get to know the candidates. Attend an event.
  2. Support your candidates. Even small donations can make a big difference.
  3. Tell your neighbors and friends – refer them to for more information.
  4. Vote!

More information:

Scottsdale City Clerk’s “Election Information Page” and Election Manual

AZ Secretary of State election calendar.


Voters who are not affiliated with any political party and who are on the Permanent Early Voting List will not automatically receive a ballot for Scottsdale’s August 30, 2016 CITY Primary Election.  Voters who are not affiliated with a political party have the option of requesting a political party ballot of their choice or a Scottsdale only ballot.  These voters must notify Maricopa County Elections (602-506-1511) of their selection to receive a mail-in ballot for the August 30, 2016 Primary Election.  Ballot selections also may be made online at:

Important Dates:

  • Sun 29 May, apply for early ballot.
  • Wed, 1 Jun, Candidate Nominating Petitions due.
  • Mon 1 Aug, Last Day to Register to Vote in the August Primary Election.
  • Wed 03 Aug, Early ballots for primary election available/mailed.
  • 12 Oct, Early Ballots available for 8 Nov General Election.

Dates below are placeholders, to be updated soon:

  • 16 Aug, Pre-Primary Campaign Finance Report due.
  • 17 Aug, Last Day to Request a Ballot be Mailed (Primary Election)
  • 17 Aug, Last Day to Request Special Election Board Assistance for 28 Aug Primary Election (see below).
  • 24 Aug, Last Day to Vote Early in Person (Primary Election)
  • 28 Aug, Last Day to Return Early Ballots (Primary) …. by 7:00 p.m.
  • 31 Aug, Candidate statements due for November election.
  • 27 Sep, Post-Primary Finance Report due.
  • 08 Oct, Last Day to Register for the November General Election.
  • 25 Oct, Pre-General Finance Report due.
  • 26 Oct, Last Day to Request a Ballot to be Mailed (General).
  • 26 Oct, Last Day to Request Special Election Board Assistance for 06 Nov General Election (see below).
  • 8 Nov, Last Day to Return Early Ballots (General)  by 7:00 p.m.
  • 06 Dec, Post-General Finance Report due.
  • 08 Jan (tentative), New Council seated.
  • 31 Jan, Campaign Finance Report due.

To arrange for voting assistance, contact Maricopa County Elections, 510 S Third Ave, Phoenix AZ 85003, 602.506.1511 or 602.506.2348 (TDD) before 5 p.m. Friday, 17 Aug 2012 for the 28 August Primary Election; or before 5 p.m. Friday 26 October for the 6 Nov General Election. Verbal or written requests must specify the address of confinement if assistance is needed from an Election Board.

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