Local Candidate Elections
The Mayor and six Town Councilmembers are local elected officials. There are no term limits in Fountain Hills, so there is no limit to the number of times an incumbent may run for office.
- The Mayor is elected for a 2-year term.
- Town Councilmembers serve staggered 4-year terms.
Mayor Ginny Dickey
Vice Mayor Alan Magazine
Councilmember Mike Scharnow
Councilmember David Spelich
Town Council elections are held in the fall election cycle of even-numbered years, with the next Primary Election scheduled for August 2, 2022, in which the Mayor and three Councilmember seats will be on the ballot.
2022 Official candidates:
Office of Mayor
- Joe Arapaio
- Ginny Dickey
Office of Councilmember
- Cindy Couture
- Brenda Kalivianakis
- Allen Skillicorn
- Hannah Toth
|2022 Primary Election||Date|
|Last Day to Register to Vote||July 4, 2022 @ midnight|
|Early Voting Begins||July 6, 2022|
|Last Day to Mail Your Ballot (suggested date)||July 27, 2022|
|ELECTION DAY!||August 2, 2022|
|Last Day to Remove Political Signs||August 17, 2022|
Complete packets for the 2022 Primary Election are now available in the Town Clerk's Office, or by visiting here. The first step in running for Mayor or Councilmember is to file a Statement of Interest. After this step is completed petitions may be circulated to accumulate a minimum of 324 and maximum of 647 signatures. These petitions, along with a Nonpartisan Nomination Paper/Declaration of Qualification and Financial Disclosure Statement, must be filed in the Town Clerk's Office between March 5, 2022 and April 4, 2022.
STATEMENT OF INTEREST FILINGS
The following individuals have filed a Statement of Interest, as of January 12, 2022, to run for the position stated:
Arpaio, Joe Mayor (OFFICIAL CANDIDATE - FILED 03/16/2022)
Biermann, Mark Councilmember (WITHDRAWN)
Couture, Cindy Councilmember (OFFICIAL CANDIDATE - FILED 03/21/2022)
Dickey, Ginny Mayor (OFFICIAL CANDIDATE - FILED 03/08/2022)
Kalivianakis, Brenda Councilmember (OFFICIAL CANDIDATE - FILED 03/17/2022)
Ridgley, John Councilmember
Skillicorn, Allen Councilmember (OFFICIAL CANDIDATE - FILED 04/04/2022)
Smith, Kelly Mayor (WITHDRAWN)
Toth, Hannah Councilmember (OFFICIAL CANDIDATE - FILED 03/24/2022)