Elections

Vote box

Please note – city hall lobby doors are currently locked in order to comply with the recommendations of physical distancing and efforts to reduce the spread of the COVID-19 virus. Please call to make an appointment if you must visit city hall. 

Election Information

  • City Council elections are held in the fall of even-numbered years 
  • The Primary Election is held in August; the General Election is held in November 
  • The Mayor and Councilmembers are elected at-large 
  • The 2020 Primary Election on August 4, 2020, will include candidates for the offices of Mayor and three Councilmembers as well as Proposition 442, the City of Apache Junction 2020-2050 General Plan
  • The General Election will be held on November 3, 2020

Candidate Information  
To run for local office, a candidate must be a qualified elector of the City, must be 18 years of age, able to speak, write and read the English language, and must have resided in the City of Apache Junction for one year preceding the election.  This one-year residency requirement also permits persons living in an area that is annexed to the City less than one year prior to the election to qualify as a candidate if they meet all other requirements for candidates.

2020 City Council Candidate Packets  available now.

Candidate Statement of Interest
Before collecting any signatures the Candidate Statement of Interest must be filed with the City Clerk’s Office.

Important Dates

PRIMARY ELECTION 
Candidate Filing Period                             March 9 - April 6, 2020 @ 5:00 PM    
Last Day to Submit Ballot Arguments      May 6, 2020 
First Day to post Political Signs               June 5, 2020
Last Day to Register to Vote                   July 6, 2020 @ Midnight
Ballots Mailed to AJ Voters                     July 3, 2020  
Early Voting Begins                                 July 8, 2020
Last Day to Request an Early Ballot       July 24, 2020 
ELECTION DAY                                     August 4, 2020
Last Day to Remove Political Signs        August 19, 2020

To schedule your candidate filing appointment, contact Jennifer Pena, City Clerk at 480-474-5068.

Early Ballot
The next scheduled election will be the primary election on August 4, 2020, with voter registration deadline being July 6, 2020.
For more information on getting an early ballot visit:

Pinal County Recorder 
Maricopa County Recorder

Voting Precinct Map
Voting Precinct Map 

Voter Registration
The City of Apache Junction is primarily in Pinal County with a small portion in Maricopa County. The borderline is Meridian.  Anyone living west of Meridian is in Maricopa County, east of Meridian is in Pinal County. Links to the voter registration offices for both counties have been provided for you.

Maricopa County voter registration
Pinal County voter registration
Arizona Secretary of State

Resources
Maricopa County elections web page
Pinal County elections web page

Official Election Results
Please go to the following link for the most updated results:

Maricopa County Election Results Website

Official Election Results
Please go to the following link for the most updated results:
Pinal County Election Results Website