Initiative, Referendum and Recall

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This webpage is intended to assist individuals interested in the Initiative, Referendum, and Recall process.  The City Clerk’s Office strives to provide the most current information and forms; however, state statutes and election cases are subject to constant change and interpretation.

For convenience, Initiative, Referendum and Recall packets are provided on this webpage.  Contact the City Clerk’s Office at clerk@tempe.gov to confirm that the information is the most current.

Signature Requirements 

Initiative:  15,796

Referendum:  2,204

Recall - Mayor:  3,812

Recall - Councilmember:  4,596

 

Initiative Packet PDFas of April 13, 2018

Referendum Packet PDF - as of April 13, 2018

Recall Packet PDF - as of April 13, 2018

Individuals are encouraged to review all election materials and laws with their individual attorneys to ensure compliance with current legal requirements. While the City Clerk’s Office will assist with procedural questions related to election filings, City Clerk's Office staff cannot render legal, financial or other professional advice.