CANDIDATE STATEMENT OF INTEREST FILED FOR 2024 ELECTION CYCLE

Before collecting any signatures on Nomination Petitions, a Candidate Statement of Interest must be filed with the City Clerk’s Office.

The following Candidate Statement of Interest forms have been filed for the 2024 Election Cycle:

Councilmember:

  • David Diaz
  • Cameron Moses
  • Joan Dzuro
  • Nancy Campbell
  • Ricky Riegler
  • Morgan Braden
  • Teri Kay Parcells
  • Albert R. Vititoe
  • Christopher Kreutzer
  • Robert Miles

LAKE HAVASU CITY 2024 ELECTION

Arizona House Bill (HB) 2785, effective February 9, 2024, changed the Primary Election Date from August 6, 2024, to July 30, 2024.

Lake Havasu City will hold a Primary Election on Tuesday, July 30, 2024, for the purpose of electing three (3) Councilmembers. A General Election shall be held on Tuesday, November 5, 2024, to elect any office that remains unfilled after the Primary Election.

All successful candidates will take office at the Lake Havasu City Council Regular Meeting on Tuesday, November 26, 2024.

WHAT ELECTIONS ARE COMING UP?

Lake Havasu City holds regularly scheduled elections in the fall of even-numbered years. The Mayor and six (6) Councilmembers are elected at-large. Councilmembers serve (4-year) overlapping terms, with three (3) Councilmembers elected at a time.

The next City election will be held on July 30, 2024, for the purpose of nominating three (3) Councilmembers. Those seats are currently held by Councilmembers Nancy Campbell and David Lane, and Vice Mayor Cameron Moses.

HOW DO I RUN FOR OFFICE?

Candidate packets containing information, forms, documents, and petitions necessary for a Lake Havasu City resident to run for City Council in the 2024 Fall Election are available in the City Clerk’s office beginning January 8, 2024.

Prospective candidates can make an appointment to pick-up a packet directly from the City Clerk’s office at City Hall by contacting the City Clerk’s Office at the address below.

A candidate for city office must meet the following qualifications as set forth in ARS § 9-232:

  • Be eighteen (18) years of age or older at the time of filing nomination papers.
  • Be a qualified elector* of Lake Havasu City at the time of filing nomination papers.
  • Have resided in Lake Havasu City for at least one year as of July 30, 2024.

*A qualified elector is a person who lives in Lake Havasu City and is currently a registered voter.

CANDIDATE NOMINATION FILING DEADLINE

The nomination filing period begins 8:00 a.m. on Monday, March 4, 2024, and ends at 5:00 p.m., Monday, April 1, 2024.

CANDIDATE SIGNATURE REQUIREMENTS
  • Minimum: 625 signatures
  • Maximum: 1,249 signatures
WRITE-IN CANDIDATE FILING DEADLINE

Write-In Nomination papers must be filed not less than 40 days before the election:

  • Primary Election Write-In Candidate Filing Deadline – Thursday, June 20, 2024, by 5:00 p.m.
  • General Election Write-In Candidate Filing Deadline – Thursday, September 26, 2024, by 5:00 p.m.

WHERE DO I REGISTER TO VOTE?

There are many venues in which to choose when registering to vote in Arizona:

If you are a registered voter and have changed your name, residential or mailing address, you need to re-register to vote at least 29 days prior to the election. To update your voter registration status, please contact Mohave County Voter Registration.

IS THERE EARLY VOTING?

Early voting for the July 30, 2024, Primary Election will begin on Wednesday, July 3, 2024, through Friday, July 26, 2024, Monday through Friday 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Early Voting Location (Lake Havasu City):

  • Mohave County Library – 1770 North McCulloch Blvd, Lake Havasu City, AZ 86403

For more information on Early Voting, please contact Mohave County Elections

For the July 30, 2024, Primary Election, the deadline for registered voters to request that a ballot be mailed to them is by 5:00 p.m., Friday, July 19, 2024.

WHERE DO I FIND MY POLLING PLACE?

On Election Day, all voters who wish to vote and did not vote early must vote at their polling place between the hours of 6:00 a.m. through 7:00 p.m.

For a listing of Mohave County polling sites and addresses visit the Mohave County website or contact the Lake Havasu City Clerk’s Office.

IS THERE A PUBLICITY PAMPHLET?

Publicity pamphlets are only created during elections that have issues requiring one.

NEED MORE INFORMATION

For more information, please contact the Lake Havasu City Clerk’s Office

*Updated information concerning City elections will be posted on this webpage as it becomes available.

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