CANDIDATE NAMES TO APPEAR ON THE AUGUST 4 PRIMARY ELECTION BALLOT
The Primary Election is Tuesday, August 4, 2020, with the Mayor’s seat and three Council member seats (four-year terms) on the ballot. If all the seats are not filled, a General Election will be held Tuesday, November 3, 2020. Any candidate who receives more than 50% of the vote at the Primary Election is considered elected. If the Mayor’s seat or all three vacant Council member seats are not filled at the Primary, a General Election will be held for the remaining seats. Candidates are added to the General Election ballot based on the vote total they received at the Primary, but no more than two candidates per unfilled seat may be placed on the ballot.
Two candidates filed nomination papers to run for the Mayor’s seat and six candidates filed to run for the three Council member seats. The following names will appear on the August 4 Primary Election ballot:
John Leech, Jr.
City Council seat (term will expire December 2024):
Dawn V. Wilson
CALL OF ELECTION
PUBLIC NOTICE of the CITY of SHOW LOW, ARIZONA
NOTICE is hereby given that the City of Show Low will hold a PRIMARY ELECTION, in conjunction with the Primary Election administered by the Navajo County Election Services Department, on Tuesday, August 4, 2020.
Purposes of the Election:
Offices to be Filled: Mayor (four-year term); Council member (3 seats for four-year terms)
Voter Registration Deadline for Primary Election: Monday, July 6, 2020
(Early ballots are available to any registered voter wanting them mailed directly to a current address. Call (800) 668-3867 or (928) 524-4192 to submit a request no later than 5:00 p.m. July 24, 2020)
PROCLAMAR DE ELECCIÓN
AVISO PÚBLICO de la CIUDAD de SHOW LOW, ARIZONA
AVISO se da por este medio que la ciudad de Show Low considera una ELECCIÓN PRIMARIA, en relación con las elecciones generales administradas por el Condado de Navajo Departamento de Elecciones de Servicios, el martes, 4 de agosto 2020.
Propósito de la Elección:
Oficinas para ser Llenados: Alcalde (mandato de cuatro anos); Miembro del Consejo Municipal (3 plazos para períodos de cuatro años)
Plazo de registro de votantes para la Elección Primaria: lunes, 6 de julio 2020
(Las primeras papeletas están disponibles para cualquier votante registrado querer que envían directamente a una dirección actual. Llame Condado de Navajo al (800) 668-3867 o (928) 524-4192 para presentar una solicitud antes de las 5:00 p.m. del 24 de julio 2020)
ELECTION NEWS FOR CITY OF SHOW LOW
Candidate packets available beginning January 7
The City of Show Low will hold a primary election on Tuesday, August 4, 2020, in conjunction with the county election, for the purpose of electing a mayor and three council members to fill four-year terms. A general election will be held on Tuesday, November 3, to fill any seats that remain unfilled after the primary election.
Anyone interested in running for the mayor or a council seat must be 18 years of age at the time of the primary election, be a qualified elector residing within the City of Show Low at the time of the election and have resided within the city for one year preceding the election. Council members are non-partisan and serve at large (that is, they represent all citizens, not a specific area or district of the city).
Candidate nomination packets for anyone wishing to run for the mayor or city council will be available beginning Tuesday, January 7, at Show Low city hall, 180 N. 9th Street. The filing period for candidate nomination papers begins March 9, 2020, and ends April 6, 2020 (no later than 5:00 p.m.). Contact the clerk's office at (928) 532-4061 or (928) 532-4060 for more information or to schedule an appointment to pick up a candidate packet.
(posted December 2019)
The City Clerk’s office coordinates and conducts all municipal elections, which are open to all registered voters within the city limits of Show Low. For more information about Show Low’s elections, call (928) 532-4061 or (928) 532-4060.
When are elections held?
Regular city elections are held in the fall of even-numbered years and are consolidated with federal, state and county elections. In 2020, the Primary Election will be held on Tuesday, August 4, and the General Election (if one is needed for the city) will be Tuesday, November 3.
What’s on the ballot?
At the August 4 Primary Election, voters will select candidates for the mayor and three Council seats, all for four-year terms. Nomination packets will be available on January 7, 2020, by contacting the city clerk's office at (928) 532-4061 or (928) 532-4060. The filing period for nomination papers begins March 9, 2020, and ends April 6, 2020, no later than 5:00 p.m. (Note: A city General Election will be held only if the mayor's seat and three Council seats are not filled at the Primary.)
Where do I vote?
Show Low voters must cast their ballot at a polling place. Voters may choose to vote at either of the following polling locations:
- City campus gymnasium, 620 E. McNeil
- Timber Mesa Fire and Medical District, 3561 E. Deuce of Clubs
If you prefer having your ballot mailed directly to you rather than going to the polling location, register with Navajo County to receive an “early” ballot. If you moved since registering or your mailing address has changed, the ballot will NOT be forwarded per state law. To be placed on the early ballot list, to check your address or to be placed on the permanent early voting list, call voter registration at (800) 668-3867 or (928) 524-4192.
Key election dates
For the August 4 Primary Election:
- July 2 is the first day to request an early ballot to be mailed
- July 6 is the last day to register to vote
- July 8 is the date early voting begins
- July 24 is the last day to request an early ballot to be mailed
- July 31 is the last day to vote an early ballot (in person at County offices)
For the November 3 General Election:
- October 1 is the first day to request an early ballot to be mailed
- October 5 is the last day to register to vote
- October 7 is the date early voting begins
- October 23 is the last day to request an early ballot to be mailed
- October 30 is the last day to vote an early ballot (in person at County offices)