Details for Town of Payson Primary Election - English

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PUBLIC NOTICE
TOWN OF PAYSON - PRIMARY ELECTION
AUGUST 2, 2022
August 2, 2022 is the date set for the Town of Payson Primary Election for the
following purposes:
1.

To elect a Mayor and three Council Members. Any candidate receiving a
majority of the number of votes cast for the office of Mayor at the Primary
Election will be declared elected without running at the General Election.

2.

A proposal to adopt a local alternative expenditure limitation – Home Rule
option will be considered.

3.

To vote on any other legally qualified ballot measures.

CANDIDATE PACKET DISTRIBUTION:

January 5, 2022

Packets containing information describing requirements to become a candidate for
this election are available for pickup at the Office of the Town Clerk on January 5,
2022.
CANDIDATE PACKET FILING DEADLINE:

5:00 p.m., APRIL 4, 2022

Candidate packets (nominations petitions, etc) must be filed with the Town Clerk,
303 N. Beeline Highway, Payson, Arizona 85541.
DEADLINE TO REGISTER TO VOTE:
If you are not already registered to vote, you may do so prior to 5:00 p.m. on
July 5, 2022
DEADLINE FOR FILING ARGUMENTS

5:00 PM, May 4, 2022

A publicity pamphlet pertaining to this election will be available by the date that
early voting begins. Arguments supporting or opposing the proposition to be
printed in the publicity pamphlet must be filed by 5:00 p.m., May 4, 2022 at the
Office of the Town Clerk.
Arguments may not exceed 300 words in length and must contain the original
signature of each person sponsoring it. If sponsored by an organization, it shall
be signed by two executive officers thereof.  If sponsored by a political committee, the argument shall be signed by the committee’s chairman or treasurer. The
address and phone number for each signer must be on the argument, but will not
be printed in the publicity pamphlet. A payment of $150 per argument is required
to offset a portion of the cost of printing the publicity pamphlet.
The Town of Payson Primary Election will be conducted by Gila County Election
Department per the Consolidated Elections law passed in 2012 by the Arizona
State Legislature requiring all National, State, County, school, special district and
local elections to be placed on one ballot. You will receive your ballot in the mail
approximately July 11, 2022 if you are on the permanent early ballot list and are
registered with a recognized political party. If you are an Independent you will
only receive a ballot if you request one. Letters will be sent out by the Gila County Recorder’s Office 90 days before the election.
If you will not be in Payson during the time the ballots are mailed, contact the
Gila County Recorder’s Office at 1-800-291-4452 or 928-474-7139 to have your
ballot mailed to a different location.

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