Candidate Information - 2022
The information below pertains to the 2022 Town of Wickenburg Council Candidate Election.
Thank you for your interest in becoming a candidate in the 2022 Town of Wickenburg Election. This information is an important first step in the election process and has been prepared to provide you with information and candidate requirements for the 2022 Town Council Election. We recommend that you make an appointment with the Town Clerk, Amy Brown, to review the candidate packet.
While every effort is made to provide a comprehensive overview of the election process for the Town of Wickenburg, this candidate information and the noted resources are provided with the understanding that Town Clerk staff cannot render legal or financial advice. It is the candidate's responsibility to ensure that all legal requirements have been met.
The Town of Wickenburg appreciates your interest in the election process. If you need assistance during the nomination petition period or throughout the election process, please feel free to contact the Town Clerk's Office at 928-668-0517; or email the Wickenburg Town Clerk, Amy Brown at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please note that the Wickenburg Town Clerk serves as the filing officer for all local election forms. All forms must be filed with the Wickenburg Town Clerk's Office within the deadlines noted in the statues. Candidates are encouraged to refer to the Arizona State Constitution, the Arizona Revised Statutes and Wickenburg Town Code for legal requirements pertaining to candidates for elective office.
To be eligible to serve on the Wickenburg Town Council, you must:
- Be a qualified elector of the Town of Wickenburg
- Be a resident of the Town or an annexed area for at least one year immediately preceding the election, and
- Hold no other elected public office or be a Town employee
- Able to speak, write and read the English language
The following nomination procedures must be performed.
Candidate Statement of Interest
Before collecting any signatures the Candidate Statement of Interest must be filed with the Town Clerk's Office.
Nomination Petition Signature Requirements
At least 134 and not more than 267 signatures of qualified registered voters of the Town of Wickenburg is required.
Nomination Petition Filing Period
The nomination petition filing period begins 8:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 5, 2022 and ends no later than 5:00 p.m. Monday, April 4, 2022.
The following paperwork must be filed during the nomination filing period:
- Nomination Petitions - Containing at least 134 valid signatures
- Nomination Paper - Declaration of Qualification
- Financial Disclosure Statement