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City Elections

Public Notice

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Prescott City Clerk’s Office has certified the following to run for office for the upcoming election to be held on August 29, 2017:

Mayor Candidates

  • Mary Beth Hrin
  • Greg Mengarelli
  • Jean Wilcox

Council Candidates

  • Steve Blair
  • Greg Lazzell
  • Constance Cantelme
  • Phil Goode
  • Alexa Scholl
  • Joseph Viccica

Two Propositions have also been approved to be placed on the ballot:

Proposition 442
Proposing an Extension of Alternative Expenditure Limitation for the City of Prescott

Proposition 443
Shall the City of Prescott adopt a transaction privilege tax of three-quarters of one percent (0.75%), the revenue from which shall be dedicated to the payment of the City’s unfunded liability to the Public Safety Personnel Retirement System, taking effect on January 1, 2018, and ending the earlier of December 31, 2027, or at such time as the City’s PSPRS unfunded liability is $1.5 million or less as determined by actuarial value.

General Information

VotePrescott's legislative body consists of one Mayor and six City Council members who are elected at large. The Mayor serves a two-year term and Council members serve overlapping four-year terms.

Questions regarding Prescott city elections should be directed to Rhonda Basore, Interim City Clerk, at 777-1272 or .

Voter Information

    2017 Primary and Special Election
  • The City of Prescott will hold its Primary and Special Election on August 29, 2017.

Up for election in 2017

  • Mayor
  • 3 Councilmembers
    These positions are currently held by
  • Harry Oberg, Mayor
  • Steve Blair, Councilman
  • Gregg Lazzell, Councilman
  • Jean Wilcox, Councilwoman

Two Ballot Propositions are proposed

Proposing an Extension of the Alternative Expenditure Limitation

Adopting a Transaction Privilege Tax of three-quarters of one percent (0.75%), the revenue from which shall be dedicated to the payment of the City’s unfunded liability to the Arizona Public Safety Personnel Retirement System (PSPRS), taking effect n January 1, 2018, and ending the earlier of December 31, 2027, or at such a time as the City’s PSRPS unfunded liability is $1.5 million or less as determined by actuarial value.

2017 General Election – November 7, 2017


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To be eligible to vote in a City of Prescott Election:

  • You must be a Prescott resident
  • You must be registered to vote twenty-nine days prior to the election

Citizens interested in running for Mayor or Council may pick up a candidate packet in the City Clerk’s Office at City Hall. Completed paperwork may be submitted May 1 through May 31, 2017.