2016 ELECTION INFORMATION

GENERAL INFORMATION

2016 Primary Election - Tuesday, August 30, 2016

2016 General Election - Tuesday, November 8, 2016

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:

Campaign Finance Reports for 2016 August/November Regular Election

Elinski, Tim - Campaign Finance Report for January

Elinski, Tim - Campaign Finance Report for June

Elinski, Tim - Campaign Finance Pre-Primary Report

Pratt, Terence - Campaign Finance Report for June

Pratt, Terence - Campaign Finance Pre-Primary Report

Grigaitis,Holly - Campaign Finance Report for June

Grigaitis, Holly - Campaign Finance Pre-Primary Report

Henry, Tosca - Campaign Finance Pre-Primary Report

$500 Threshold Exemption Statements

Nairn, Jacqueline - $500 Threshold Exemption Statement

Jauregui,Ruben - $500 Threshold Exemption Statement

Hilberger, Albert - $500 Threshold Exemption Statement

Althouse, Deb - $500 Threshold Exemption Statement

Political Committee Statements of Organization

Elinski, Tim - Political Committee Statement of Organization

Grigaitis, Holly - Political Committee Statement of Organization

Pratt, Terence - Political Committee Statement of Organization

Henry, Tosca - Political Committee Statement of Organization