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About City of Tucson Elections

The City of Tucson conducts regularly scheduled partisan elections.  These Primary and General Elections are held every odd numbered year.

 

Upcoming Election Dates:

Primary Election - August 25, 2015

General and Special Election - November 3, 2015

 

How the Mayor and Council are Elected:

Council Members are nominated by the ward they wish to represent in the primary election and are elected to the city council at-large in the general election.  The Mayor is elected by the voters at-large.

 

The Mayor and Council Members for Wards 1, 2, and 4 are elected in the same year, while Council Members for Wards 3, 5, and 6 elect their Council Members in the same year.

 

Elections occur every two years, and the Mayor and Council Members serve four-year terms.  There are no term limits for these elected officials.