The City of Cottonwood’s primary election is being handled by the Yavapai County Elections Department.
Please refer to page 11 of the County’s election results webpage for City election results: http://www.yavapai.us/electionsvr/2016-elections
The Unofficial Final election results have been tabulated by the Yavapai County Elections Department. Three candidates received a majority of votes cast and were elected outright in the primary; Ruben Jauregui, Deb Althouse, and Tosca Henry. A run-off election between Tim Elinski and Holly Grigaitis will be held on November 8, 2016, for the mayor’s seat.
New council members and the new mayor will take office in December.
COUNCIL POSITIONS TO BE FILLED
The Mayor's and three Council Member seats (4-year terms) will be open for election in 2016. The current Council Member terms that expire in 2016 are: Jesse Dowling, Ruben Jauregui, Terence Pratt, and Mayor Diane Joens.
Prospective candidates must file a Political Committees Statement of Organization or a $500 Threshold Exemption Statement before receiving or expending money, circulating petitions, or distributing campaign literature. Forms that have been filed with the City Clerk by prospective candidates can be found below: