Elections

Author:

Lynda BushongCity ClerkCity Clerk's Office

Summary:

Get information about past election results, candidate information, voter registration, early voting and more.

Last Updated:

12/19/2013

The City of Yuma holds regular elections in odd numbered years for the purpose of electing candidates. Additionally, the City may hold elections for other purposes as the City Council may prescribe.

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Recent Primary and General Elections

The recent General Election was held on November 5, 2013. Three Councilmembers were elected to serve from January 1, 2014 to December 31, 2017.

 

Voter Information

Voter Registration

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Voter registration for City elections is conducted by the Yuma County Recorder's Office. Mail-in registration forms (postage paid) are available at the Yuma County Recorder's Office, the City Clerk's Office, and at other locations throughout the community such as banks, post offices, and the public library.

Individuals must be registered to vote for at least 29 days prior to an election. 

Early Voting

Any qualified elector may vote by early ballot. Early voting is conducted by the Yuma County Recorder's Office. Early ballots may be requested by completing a Request for Early Ballot form which is mailed prior to each election cycle or by contacting the Yuma County Recorder's Office.

Not Sure Which Precinct is Yours?

If you would like to know your registered precinct, you can visit the Secretary of State's "Voter Information Center." (This link will take you to an external website that is NOT part of the City of Yuma official website.)


Additional Information

Additional information that may be helpful to a voter is available via these links:

Publicity Pamphlets and Sample Ballots

 

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Running For Public Office

The City Clerk's Office prepares a candidate packet of materials to assist individuals who may be interested in running for public office.  The information below was prepared for the 2013 election cycle.

Campaign Finance Information

Any candidate or combination of persons organized for the purpose of influencing the result of an election is required by Arizona law to file a Political Committee Statement of Organization.  In addition, each political committee must file Campaign Finance Reports of contributions and expenditures.


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Past Election Results

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Have Questions?

If you have any questions regarding elections, please contact the City Clerk's Office at (928) 373-5035. Thank you.

Si usted tiene alguna pregunta acerca de las elecciones, favor de comunicarse con la Secretaria Municipal al (928) 373-5035. Gracias.

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