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ELECTIONS

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COMMON QUESTIONS

What elections are coming up?

The next scheduled elections for Lake Havasu City Council will be held in the fall of 2018 – Primary Election will be held on August 28, 2018, and the General Election will be held on November 6, 2019.

How do I run for office?

City Council and Mayoral candidate packets are only available through the City Clerk’s office. The City Clerk’s Office is located at 2330 McCulloch Boulevard North, Lake Havasu City, Arizona, 86403. In order to run for City Council or as Mayor, citizens must meet the following qualifications:

A candidate for city office must meet the following qualifications as set forth in ARS § 9-232:

  • Be eighteen (18) years of age or older at the time of filing nomination papers.
  • Be a qualified elector* of Lake Havasu City at the time of filing nomination papers.
  • Have resided in Lake Havasu City for at least one year as of August 28, 2018.

*A qualified elector is a person who lives in Lake Havasu City and is currently a registered voter.

What is an All-Mail Election?

An all-mail election is simply that, you vote by mail. There are no traditional polling places. Instead, your ballot comes to you by first class mail. If a general election is needed, your general election ballot will come to you the same way. The process is the same as voting early.

Who can vote?

In order to vote in any city election, you must live within the Lake Havasu City limits and be registered to vote at least 29 days prior to an election.

Who will help with the elections?

Mohave County helps Lake Havasu City will all city elections. Tentative election results are available the night of the election. If you have any questions regarding an election or the city’s election procedures, please contact the Lake Havasu City Clerk’s Office at (928) 453-4142.

Where do I register to vote?

If you are not registered and want to vote in an election, you must be a qualified voter and be registered to vote at least 29 days prior to the election. If you live in Lake Havasu City you must register to vote with Mohave County. Click HERE to be directed to the Mohave County Voter Registration website. Or, you can pick up voter registration forms from the Lake Havasu City Clerk’s Office located at 2330 McCulloch Boulevard North, Lake Havasu City, Arizona, 86403. 

If you are a registered voter and have changed your name, residential or mailing address, you need to re-register to vote at least 29 days prior to the election. To update your voter registration status, please contact Mohave County Voter Registration at (928) 753-0767. 

Is there early voting?

If you are planning on being out of town during the ballot mailing period and do not have a forwarding address where your ballot can be sent, you can vote in person at one of the designated early voting sites. Click HERE to view early voting sites for the upcoming general election.

The designated early voting site for Lake Havasu City elections is:

Mohave County/Lake Havasu City Public Library
1770 McCulloch Blvd N.
Lake Havasu City, Arizona, 86403 

Where do I find my polling site?

On Election Day, all voters who wish to vote and did not vote early must vote at their polling place between the hours of 6:00 a.m. through 7:00 p.m. Click HERE to be directed to the Mohave County website for a listing of Mohave County polling sites and addresses, or contact the Lake Havasu City Clerk’s Office at (928) 453-4142. 

Is there a Publicity Pamphlet?

Publicity pamphlets are only created during elections that have issues requiring one. 

Need more information?

If you need more information regarding elections or voter registration, please contact the Lake Havasu City Clerk’s Office at (928) 453-4142. 

The City Clerk’s Office is located at 2330 McCulloch Boulevard North, Lake Havasu City, Arizona, 86403.

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