Candidate Information

Candidate Information

The 2024 Key Election Information provides helpful information for candidates regarding election requirements, timelines, and process. 

2024 Election Dates 

The Primary Election is Tuesday, July 30, 2024, with the Mayor’s seat and three Council member seats (four-year terms) on the ballot. If all the seats are not filled, a General Election will be held on Tuesday, November 5, 2024. 

Council Positions

Current incumbents whose seats expire in 2024 are Mayor John Leech, Jr. and Council members Jon Adams, Bryce Judd, and Connie Kakavas. 

Candidate Signature Requirements 

A minimum of 137 and a maximum of 273 petition signatures are required to qualify for the ballot. Those interested in running for City office in 2024 must contact the City Clerk’s office at 928.532.4061 to set up a meeting and file a Candidate Statement of Interest prior to collecting nomination signatures. 

Filing a Statement of Interest indicates that a person is collecting petition signatures for a possible nomination. Filing a Statement of Interest does not mean that a candidate will appear on the ballot for a particular election. To appear on the ballot, a candidate must submit valid nomination documents (including a nomination paper and sufficient petition signatures) by the applicable deadline. 

Candidate Qualifications

o Must be a qualified elector of the City, which is defined as a person who is qualified to register to vote pursuant to § 16-101 and who is properly registered to vote

o Must be a resident of the City of Show Low for at least one year preceding the election

o Must be 18 years of age or older.