City Elections

City Elections 2018-08-01T16:17:07+00:00

City Elections

Casa Grande’s elections coincide with the State fall elections in even-numbered years. The next City Primary Election will be held on August 28, 2018, and next General Election will be held on November 6, 2018.   Information relating to the election will be posted on this section of the City’s website.

Call for Elections in English and Spanish

What’s on My Ballot?

Where do I vote?

This information is provided as a courtesy by the Casa Grande City Clerk’s Office. It is intended to assist in meeting the requirements for candidacy.  However, it is the candidate’s responsibility to ensure that all legal requirements have been met. The City Clerk’s Office cannot render legal, financial or other professional advice.

Qualifications for Mayor

  • 25 years of age or older at the time of filing nomination papers
  • Qualified registered voter of the City of Casa Grande at the time of filing nomination
    papers
  • Resident of the City of Casa Grande for three years next preceding the date of the
    election
  • Able to speak, write and read the English language
  • A person convicted of a felony cannot serve as a Mayor until he has been restored his
    civil rights
  • City employees are not eligible to stand for election or serve as Mayor

Qualifications for City Council

  • 21 years of age or older at the time of filing nomination papers
  • Qualified registered voter of the City of Casa Grande at the time of filing nomination
    papers
  • Resident of the City of Casa Grande for three years next preceding the date of the
    election
  • Able to speak, write and read the English language
  • A person convicted of a felony cannot serve as a Council Member until he has been
    restored his civil rights
  • City employees are not eligible to stand for election or serve as a Council Members

Term of Mayor

Mayor serves for a term of two years and cannot serve for more than four consecutive terms.

Term of Council Members

Council members serve for a term of four years and can serve unlimited terms.

Voter Registration

To register to vote, you must be:

  • A United States Citizen
  • Eighteen years of age or older on or before the election
  • Resident of the City 29 days prior to the election
  • Have not been convicted of a felony or treason, if so, your civil rights have been restored

If you are registering for the first time within Pinal County, you must also submit proof of citizenship with your voter registration form.

Voter registration information can be found on Pinal County Election’s website.

Public Notice to Register by July 30, 2018, in order to Vote.

How do I find my polling place? 2018-03-19T16:19:19+00:00

A map to the voter/district boundaries map in Pinal County can be found here.

What if I miss a Campaign Finance filing deadline? 2017-12-19T10:03:23+00:00

The committee is liable for a late penalty of $10.00 for each day the filing is late during the first 15 days after the deadline and $25 for each subsequent day that the filing is late. Penalties accrue until the late report is filed.

What are the Campaign Finance Filing Deadlines and Reporting Periods for Candidate Committees? 2017-12-19T10:03:17+00:00

A.R.S. § 16-927. Campaign finance reporting period

Reporting Period Report Due
4th Quarter: _______ – December 31, 2017 January 1, 2018 – January 15, 2017
1st Quarter: January 1, 2018 – March 31, 2018 April 1, 2018 – April 15, 2018
2nd Quarter: April 1, 2018 – June 30, 2018 July 1, 2018 – July 15, 2018
Pre-Primary Election : July 1, 2018 – August 11, 2018 August 12, 2018 – August 18, 2018
Post-Primary Election : August 12, 2018 – September 30, 2018 October 1, 2018 – October 15, 2018
Pre-General Election: October 1, 2018 – October 20, 2018 October 21, 2018 – October 27, 2018
Post-General Election: October 21, 2018 – December 31, 2018 January 1, 2019 – January 15, 2019

What type of Candidate Committee/Campaign Finance forms do I need to file? 2017-12-19T10:03:12+00:00

To register a new candidate committee, file a Statement of Organization within 10 days after qualifying as a candidate committee. A candidate qualifies as a Candidate Committee if the candidate receives contributions or makes expenditures, in any combination, of at least $1,100 in connection with that candidacy.

Campaign finance reports must be filed in accordance with campaign finance laws as long as the candidate committee is active. All committees are subject to late filing penalties. Once a Committee Termination Statement is filed, campaign finance reports are no longer required to be filed.

What are the current campaign contribution limits? 2017-12-19T10:03:05+00:00

In 2017, contribution limits increased and an individual, partnership or political action committee may give $6,350 to a local candidate.

Where can I find information on Candidate Committees and Campaign Finance? 2018-05-01T08:33:45+00:00
What is the Permanent Early Voting List (PEVL)? 2017-12-19T10:02:52+00:00

Registered voters may place their name on the Permanent Early Voting List (PEVL). An early ballot will automatically be mailed to voters on the PEVL approximately 27 days prior to the City’s August and November elections. For further information, please contact the Pinal County Recorder’s Office at 520-866-6830, or visit the website at http://www.pinalcountyaz.gov/recorder/Pages/home.aspx

Who conducts voter registration and early voting for City of Casa Grande elections? 2017-12-19T10:02:47+00:00

Voter registration and early voting are conducted by the Pinal County Recorder’s Office. For further information, please contact the Pinal County Recorder’s Office at 520-866-6830 or online at http://www.pinalcountyaz.gov/recorder/Pages/home.aspx or email recorder@pinalcountyaz.gov. Individuals can also register to vote or update existing registration online at  https://servicearizona.com/webapp/evoter/register?execution=e1s1

When does early voting begin? 2017-12-19T10:02:38+00:00

August 1, 2018 – first day that early ballots are mailed for the Primary Election. October 10, 2018 – first day that early ballots are mailed for the General Election.

What are the deadlines for voter registration? 2017-12-19T10:02:33+00:00

July 30, 2018 – last day to register to vote in the Primary Election. October 8, 2018 – last day to register to vote in the General Election.

What candidate paperwork must be filed at the same time? 2017-12-19T10:02:28+00:00
  • Nomination Papers
  • Nomination Petitions
  • Financial Disclosure Statement
What is the last date that individuals can file candidate paperwork? 2017-12-19T10:02:23+00:00

May 30, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. in the City Clerk’s Office, 510 East Florence Blvd., Casa Grande Arizona.

What is the first date that individuals can file candidate paperwork? 2017-12-19T10:02:11+00:00

April 30, 2018, at 8:00 a.m. in the City Clerk’s Office, 510 East Florence Blvd., Casa Grande, Arizona.

When will candidate information and forms be available? 2017-12-19T10:02:02+00:00

Complete candidate packets will be made available in March 2018, online at casagrandeaz.gov and in hardcopy upon request in the City Clerk’s Office, 510 East Florence Blvd., Casa Grande, Arizona. Individuals who have filed a Candidate Committee Statement of Organization for the 2018 election cycle will be notified by email once the complete candidate packets are available.

How many signatures are required on the nomination petitions? 2017-12-19T10:01:52+00:00

At least 277 and not more than 553 signatures of qualified registered voters of the City of Casa Grande.

What are the qualifications to seek the position of Council Members? 2017-12-19T10:01:43+00:00
  • 21 years of age or older at the time of filing nomination papers
  • Qualified registered voter of the City of Casa Grande at the time of filing nomination papers
  • Resident of the City of Casa Grande for three years next preceding the date of the election
  • Able to speak, write and read the English language
  • A person convicted of a felony cannot serve as a Council Member until he has been restored his civil rights
  • City employees are not eligible to stand for election or serve as a Council Members
What are the qualifications to seek the position of Mayor? 2017-12-19T10:01:35+00:00
  • 25 years of age or older at the time of filing nomination papers
  • Qualified registered voter of the City of Casa Grande at the time of filing nomination papers
  • Resident of the City of Casa Grande for three years next preceding the date of the election
  • Able to speak, write and read the English language
  • A person convicted of a felony cannot serve as a Mayor until he has been restored his civil rights
  • City employees are not eligible to stand for election or serve as Mayor
What is the salary for the Mayor and Council Members? 2017-12-19T10:01:28+00:00

Mayor: $1,166 per month

Council Members: $540.00 per month

When does the term of office begin for the Mayor and Council Members? 2017-12-19T10:01:21+00:00

At 7:00 p.m. on the first regular meeting during the month next following the general election, which will be December 3, 2018.

What offices are to be filled? 2017-12-19T10:01:13+00:00

One (1) Mayoral seat

Three (3) City Council seats

What are the 2018 Candidate Election dates? 2017-12-19T10:01:05+00:00

Primary – August 28, 2018

General – November 6, 2018

To view past elections documents such as the Campaign Finance Reports, please visit our Political Committee Reports page.

City Council Study Session

November 19 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm