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LAKE HAVASU CITY 2020 ELECTION

Lake Havasu City held a Non-Partisan Primary Election on August 4, 2020, for the purpose of electing three (3) Councilmembers to serve on the Lake Havasu City Council for a four-year term. Three Councilmembers were directly elected at the August 4, 2020, Primary Election, and were issued certificates of election:

  • Nancy Campbell (Elected)
  • David Lane (Re-Elected)
  • Cameron Moses (Elected)

All three (3) Councilmember seats were filled in the Primary Election; therefore, a Lake Havasu City runoff/General Election will not be held on November 3, 2020.

All successful candidates will take office at the Lake Havasu City Council Regular Meeting on Tuesday, November 24, 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.

All three (3) Councilmember seats were filled in the Primary Election; therefore, a Lake Havasu City runoff/General Election will not be held on November 3, 2020. The next City election will be held on August 2, 2022, for the purpose of nominating one (1) Mayor and three (3) Councilmembers.

HOW DO I RUN FOR OFFICE?

If you are interested in running for office of Mayor or Councilmember in the 2022 Fall August/November Elections, please contact the City Clerk’s office for more information on candidate packets and requirements.

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)

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)

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 November 3, 2020, General Election will begin on Wednesday, October 7, 2020, through Friday, October 30, 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 November 3, 2020, the deadline for registered voters to request that a ballot be mailed to them is by 5:00 p.m., Friday, October 23, 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.