August 28, 2012 Primary Election

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On April 23, 2012, the Mesa City Council adopted Resolution 10017 calling a Primary Election for August 28, 2012, and a General Election (Runoff Election if needed), on November 6, 2012. This resolution outlines the purpose of the elections, designates the deadline for voter registration and establishes the times that polls will be open. To access the resolution calling the Primary and General Elections, please click on the link provided below.

The purpose of the Primary Election is for voters citywide to elect a Mayor and for voters in Districts 1, 2 and 3 to elect District Councilmembers whose terms will expire in January 2017.

Mesa's non-partisan Primary Election is being held in conjunction with the State's partisan Primary.  Voters currently on the Permanent Early Voting List should have received a 90-day notice (mailed in late May 2012) from Maricopa County reconfirming where the early ballot would be mailed and the party ballot, designated on their voter registration, to be mailed.  For those voters without a declared party (Party Not Designated) or registered as an Independent, they must declare to Maricopa County (602-506-1511) the ballot they wish to receive (e.g. Americans Elect, Democrat, Green, Republican) or non-partisan (City candidates only).  For those voters not on the Permanent Early Voting List and wishing to receive an early ballot, the same requirements noted above also apply.

Voters also have the option of voting early in person at the Mesa City Clerk's Office, 20 East Main Street, Suite 150, Monday - Thursday from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.  Those without a declared party or registered as an Independent will be asked to declare their preferred ballot at that time.  Voters may also choose to vote at the polls on Election Day (August 28th).  Again, those without a declared party or registered as an Independent will be asked, by the poll workers, to declare their preferred ballot.

In accordance with the City Charter, if a candidate for the office of Mayor receives at the Primary Election the number of votes constituting a majority of all of the valid ballots cast for the office of Mayor, that candidate will be declared elected without running at the General Election.  In addition, if a candidate for District Councilmember receives at the Primary Election the number of votes constituting a majority of all of the valid ballots cast for the office of Councilmember in that District, that candidate will be declared elected without running at the General Election.

Resolution 10017

 

If you have any questions, please call the City Clerk's Office at (480) 644-4868.

 

 

City Clerk

Office Location:
Mesa City Plaza Building
20 East Main Street
Suite 150
Mesa, Arizona 85201

Office Hours:
Monday - Thursday
7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Closed Fridays

Mailing Address:
Office of the City Clerk MS-1003
P.O. Box 1466
Mesa, Arizona 85211-1466

Phone:
480-644-2099
Phone: (elections) 480-644-4868
Fax: 480-644-2821

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