The City of Tolleson Announces 2022 Primary and General Election Dates
Information and candidate packets are available at the Office of the City Clerk, 9555 West Van Buren Street, Tolleson, Arizona.
PRESS RELEASE JAN 31, 2022
January 31, 2022 (Newswire.com) -The City of Tolleson, Arizona, today announces the dates for its 2022 primary and general elections. Three council seats (At-Large) are to be filled, with a term of office from Dec. 13, 2022, to Dec. 15, 2026. Incumbents are Council Members Jimmy Davis, Clorinda Erives and Linda Laborin.
- Primary Election: Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2022
- General Election: Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022
The deadlines for voter registration are as follows:
- Primary Election: Tuesday, July 5, 2022
- General Election: Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2022
For those interested in running for Tolleson City Council office, candidates must file a Statement of Interest prior to collecting any nomination petition signatures. Any nomination petition signatures collected before the date the Statement of Interest is filed are invalid and may be subject to challenge pursuant to A.R.S. § 16-351.
Nomination Papers Filing Deadline: Pursuant to A.R.S. § 16-311, the following three properly executed forms must be submitted to the City Clerk no earlier than Saturday, March 5, 2022, no more than 150 days before the Primary Election, and no later than Monday, April 4, 2022, by 5:00 P.M., not less than 120 days before the Primary Election:
- Nonpartisan Nomination Petitions containing no less than 41 signatures and no more than 82 signatures.
- Nonpartisan Candidate Nomination Paper - Declaration of Qualification.
- Public Officer and Candidate Financial Disclosure Statement.
The City of Tolleson has seven council members, with each council member elected for a four-year term. Council meetings are held every second and fourth Tuesday at 6:00 p.m. at City Hall, located at 9555 W. Van Buren St., Tolleson, AZ 85353, or via Zoom.
The Council’s principal responsibilities include providing a forum for the discussion of issues critical to the Tolleson community, building consensus and adopting new policies. The responsibilities of the City Council are legislative in nature and are accomplished primarily through ordinances, resolutions, and motions that define community policies and standards to guide program development and implementation.
Council Members have the responsibility of representing the City of Tolleson’s citizens, listening to both their requests and grievances and responding to their needs within the realm of local decision-making powers.
For election resources and voter information, please contact the Elections Department of the Maricopa County Recorder's Office at (602) 506-1511 or visit https://recorder.maricopa.gov/elections/.