March 13, 2018 General/Special Election*
Certified Candidates/Candidate Contact Information - 12/29/2017
Important Election Dates
Voter registration deadline: Monday, February 12, 2018
Ballots are mailed: Wednesday, February 14, 2018
Maricopa County Ballot Center locations open (through Election Day): Wednesday, February 14, 2018
Tempe Ballot Center locations open (through Election Day): Saturday, March 3, 2018
Last Day to request a replacement ballot be mailed: Monday, March 5, 2018
Maricopa County recommended last day to return a Ballot by mail: Wednesday, March 7, 2018
Election Day: Tuesday, March 13, 2018
*Tempe City Charter Sec. 7.01
(b) The primary election shall be held for the purpose of nominating or electing candidates for city elected office. In the event that no more than two candidates file nomination petitions for each vacancy in office, the primary election may be dispensed with.
(c) If no primary election is required due to the number of candidates filing nomination petitions for each vacancy in office, the regular city election shall be held at the time that the primary election would have otherwise been held.
Campaign Contribution Limits/Lobbyist Disclosure Requirements
The City of Tempe’s campaign contribution limits are now in effect, as detailed in the Tempe City Code, Chapter 13, Division 2. Information concerning the requirement for candidate committees to disclose contributions made by a lobbyist registered with the City of Tempe is detailed in the Tempe City Code, Section 13-117. Candidates are advised to seek their own legal advice concerning limitations on and use of campaign contribution limits; the City Clerk’s Office cannot render legal, financial or other professional advice.
Updated information concerning City elections will be posted on this webpage as it becomes available.
For further information about City of Tempe municipal elections, please click on the links above, call the Tempe City Clerk's Office at (480) 350-4311, or e-mail Tim Mattix, Assistant City Clerk.