2016 Elections Information

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2016 ELECTION DATES

  • March 22, 2016-Presidential Preference Election
  •  May 17, 2016-Arizona State Special Election
  • August 30, 2016 - Yuma County Primary Election
  • November 8, 2016 - Yuma County General Election

OFFICES TO BE ELECTED IN 2016

  • Board of Supervisor's Districts 1-5
  • Recorder
  • Treasurer
  • Assessor
  • County Attorney
  • School Superintendent
  • Sheriff
  • Constable - J.P. #3 - Vacancy
  • Judge of Superior Court, Div. 1
  • Judge of Superior Court, Div. 4
  • Judge of Superior Court, Div. 5 (Vacancy-Term ends 2018)
  • Judge of Superior Court, Div. 6
  • Precinct Committeeman (Primary Election Only)
  • School District Governing Boards (General Election Only)
  • Special Districts (General Election Only)

STATE OFFICES TO BE ELECTED IN 2016

  • See state website:  http://www.azsos.gov/
  • May be able to download candidate packet
  • Must file all candidate filings with Secretary of State office

CANDIDATE PACKETS

  • Will be available mid-January
  • Online or in office

SIGNATURE REQUIREMENTS

  • Based on March 1, 2016 Voter Registration
  • Actual numbers may not be available until mid-March
  • Will be posted online

IMPORTANT DATES FOR 2016

  • Presidential Preference Election - March 22, 2016
    • Voter Registration Closes - February 22, 2016
  • Arizona State Special Election - May 17, 2016
    • Voter Registration Closes - April 18, 2016
  • Yuma County Primary Election - August 30, 2016
    • Voter Registration Closes - August 1, 2016
  • Yuma County General Election - November 8, 2016
    • Voter Registration Closes - October 10, 2016

EARLY VOTING BEGINS

  • Presidential Preference Election - February 24, 2016
  • Arizona State Special Election - April 20, 2016
  • Yuma County Primary Election - August 3, 2016
  • Yuma County General Election - October 12, 2016

CANDIDATE NOMINATION PETITIONS

Primary Election

  • First day to file - May 2, 2016
  • Last day to file - June 1, 2016 at 5:00pm

"Nomination Other Than by Primary or "Independent"

  • First day to file - May 2, 2016
  • Last day to file - June 1, 2016 at 5:00pm

General Election

  • First day to file - July 11, 2016
  • Last day to file - August 10, 2016 at 5:00pm

Write-In Candidates - Last Day to File

  • Primary Election - July 21, 2016 at 5:00pm
  • General Election - September 29, 2016 at 5:00pm

Write-In Candidates for Elections Subject to Cancellation - Last Day to File

  • Primary Election - June 15, 2016 at 5:00pm
  • General Election - August 24, 2016 at 5:00pm

PRIMARY-(AUG. 30, 2016) AND GENERAL-(NOV. 8, 2016)
ELECTION VOTE CENTERS

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