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LAKE HAVASU CITY ELECTIONS


Lake Havasu City held a Primary Election on Tuesday, August 28, 2018, for the purpose of electing a Mayor and three Councilmembers to fill four-year terms, and to propose a permanent base adjustment to the 1979-1980 Base Expenditure Limitation for Lake Havasu City (Proposition 409). The results of the Lake Havasu City Primary Election were as follows:

  • Cal Sheehy was elected as Mayor to serve a four-year term (2018-2022).
  • Jeni Coke and Michele Lin were re-elected as Councilmembers to serve four-year terms (2018-2022).
  • Jim Dolan was elected as Councilmember to serve a four-year term (2018-2022).
  • Proposition 409, Proposing a Permanent Base Adjustment to the Base Expenditure Limitation for Lake Havasu City, passed.
What elections are coming up?

A General Election will be held on November 6, 2018. Lake Havasu City does not have any ballot questions on the November 6, 2018 General Election ballot.

Lake Havasu City will hold its next election in the Fall of 2020 for the purpose of nominating three Councilmembers.

How do I run for office?

Beginning in January 2020, candidates seeking municipal office may obtain candidates packets, which contain 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, 2330 N. McCulloch Boulevard, Arizona, 86403.

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 28, 2018.

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

Where do I register to vote?

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

  • Voter Registration Forms are available at the City Clerk’s Office, at City Hall, located at 2330 McCulloch Boulevard North, Lake Havasu City, Arizona, 86403.
  • A printable Voter Registration Form can be found on the Mohave County Recorder/Elections website at www.mohavecounty.us, or by calling Mohave County Voter Registration at (928) 753-0767, TDD (928) 753-0769.
  • The state Motor Vehicle Division also provides an EZ Online Voter Registration site at http://www.servicearizona.com

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 at (928) 753-0767. 

Is there early voting?

Early voting for the November 6, 2018 General Election will be held in Room A at the Mohave County Library, located at 1770 North McCulloch Boulevard in Lake Havasu City, from Wednesday, October 10, 2018 through Friday, November 2, 2018 (Monday through Friday) from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Registered voters may request an early ballot to be mailed to them by 5:00 p.m., Friday, October 26, 2018.

Where do I find my polling site?

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.

Click HERE to be directed to the Mohave County website for a listing of Mohave County polling sites and addresses, or contact the Lake Havasu City Clerk’s Office at (928) 453-4142. 

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 at (928) 453-4142, 2330 McCulloch Boulevard North, Lake Havasu City, Arizona 86403.

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

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