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LAKE HAVASU CITY 2020 ELECTION

Lake Havasu City will hold a Primary Election on August 4, 2020, for the purpose of electing three (3) Council Members to serve on the Lake Havasu City Council for a four-year term.

The deadline to submit nomination papers was April 6, 2020, at 5:00 p.m. 

Six (6) candidates have submitted the required documentation to have their names printed on the Lake Havasu City August 4, 2020, Primary Election ballot:

(names are listed in alphabetical order)

  • Mike Bonney
  • Nancy Campbell
  • Gordon Groat
  • David Jaramillo
  • David Lane
  • Cameron Moses

Early voting begins on July 8, 2020.

WHAT ELECTIONS ARE COMING UP?

Lake Havasu City holds regularly scheduled elections in the fall of even-numbered years (August and November). 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 August 4, 2020, for the purpose of nominating three (3) Councilmembers. The General Election will be held on November 3, 2020.

HOW DO I RUN FOR OFFICE?

Beginning on Monday, January 6, 2020, candidate packets for the 2020 Fall August/November Elections will be available. Prospective candidates seeking municipal office may obtain a candidate packet, which contains nomination papers and other election materials that must be filed by candidates for public office at the Lake Havasu City Clerk’s Office, City Hall.

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 August 4, 2020.

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

CANDIDATE NOMINATION FILING DEADLINE

(Nomination papers must be filed not less than 120 nor more than 150 days before the election)

  • First Day to File: March 9, 2020
  • Last Day to File: April 6, 2020 at 5:00 p.m.
CANDIDATE SIGNATURE REQUIREMENTS
  • Minimum: 645 signatures
  • Maximum: 1,289 signatures
WRITE-IN CANDIDATE FILING DEADLINE

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

  • Primary Election – 5:00 p.m., Thursday, June 25, 2020 (No official Write-In Candidates filed for the Primary Election)
  • General Election – 5:00 p.m. , September 24, 2020

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 August 4, 2020, Primary Election will begin on Wednesday, July 8, 2020, through Friday, July 31, 2020, Monday through Friday 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Early Voting Location (Lake Havasu City):

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

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

For the August 4, 2020, the deadline for registered voters to request that a ballot be mailed to them is by 5:00 p.m., Friday, July 24, 2020.

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.