Candidate Qualifications - Tucson Charter Chapter XVI Section 5

A candidate for Mayor or Council Member must have been a qualified elector (registered voter) and resident of the City of Tucson for not less than (3) years immediately prior to becoming a candidate.

Additionally, Council candidates must have resided in the ward for which nomination is sought at least one (1) year immediately prior to becoming a candidate, unless such residence has been shortened by the redistricting of the city as to wards. (Note: Time of residence in any area and being a qualified elector thereof will be counted toward residence and electoral qualifications within the city one (1) year after the area becomes annexed to the city.)

An individual cannot run simultaneously for both Mayor and City Council Member during this election.

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