Candidate Handbooks now available for 2022 OV Town Council elections

Published on December 01, 2021

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ORO VALLEY, Ariz. (Dec. 1, 2021) Any qualified Oro Valley resident interested in running for Mayor or Town Council in the fall of 2022 may now make an appointment with the Town Clerk to pick up a Candidate Handbook in the Town Clerk's Office at Town Hall, 11000 N. La Cañada Drive.

To make an appointment with the Town Clerk, please email Mike Standish at or call 520-229-4700.

One Mayoral and three Council seats will be filled in 2022. A candidate for Council must be a qualified elector at the time of election, be 18 years of age or older, and have resided in Oro Valley for at least one year preceding the election.

The newly elected members will assume the duties of office after the vote has been canvassed by Council and are typically sworn in at the next regularly scheduled Council meeting following the General Election held November 8, 2022.

Securing the required number of signatures on a nomination petition and filing nomination papers enables a resident to run as a candidate in the Primary Election, which will be held August 2, 2022. The number of signatures required is at least 429 and not more than 858.

Candidates may turn in nomination papers from 8 a.m. on March 7, 2022, to 5 p.m. on April 4, 2022.