Candidate Election Information 
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The next regular City candidate elections will be held in 2020, for the Mayoral and three City Council seats.  The Primary Election will be March 10, 2020, and the General Election will be May 19, 2020, if necessary*.   The City of Tempe - Candidate Packet 2020 is available below.

At least 763 and not more than 1,524 signatures of qualified registered voters of the City of Tempe will be required.  The nomination petition filing period is anticipated to be between 8:00 a.m. on Nov. 12, 2019, and no later than 5:00 p.m. on Dec. 11, 2019. 

As it becomes available, additional information about the 2020 elections will be posted on this webpage.

*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.

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