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Voter Registration, Early Ballots, and Permanent Early Voting List

The Maricopa County Recorder is responsible for voter registration records. To be qualified to register to vote and vote in Gilbert elections, you:

  1. Must be a citizen of the United States.
  2. Will be eighteen years of age or more on or before the date of the next regular general election following registration.
  3. Will have been a resident of the Town twenty-nine days preceding the next election.
  4. Are able to write your name or make your mark, unless prevented from so doing by physical disability.
  5. Have not been convicted of treason or a felony, unless restored to civil rights.
  6. Have not been adjudicated an incapacitated person

Contact Maricopa County Recorder for the following:

  • Register to vote, verify your registration, or update your current registration
  • Request an early ballot for an election
  • Request to be placed on the Permanent Early Voting List

Elections

Gilbert's regularly scheduled elections are held in the fall of even numbered years (August and November).

The Mayor and Council serve at-large, representing all citizens. The Mayor and Council serve four year terms; there are no term limits and members can be elected to consecutive terms of office. Gilbert municipal elections are non-partisan.

  • The next Primary Election will be held on Tuesday, August 4, 2020. Additional information is on the Primary Election page.
  • The next General Election will be held on Tuesday, November 3, 2020. Additional information is on the General Election page.
  • Information on other State-wide elections can be found on the Clean Elections website

The Council, or under certain circumstances the Clerk, may also call special elections, when needed, in accordance with State Law. This may include elections for initiatives, referendums or recalls. See Initiative, Referendum, and Recall for additional information.

Past Election Results are available back to 1981.

Political Committees & Independent Expenditures

Political Committees

Political Committees must file a Statement of Organization and file Campaign Finance Reports with the Clerk in accordance with the Arizona Revised Statutes, Title 16, Chapter 6, Campaign Contributions and Expenses. Campaign Finance Reports are due by the 11:59 p.m. on the filing date. For assistance in completing reports, refer the Campaign Finance Report Handbook of Instructions.

Campaign Finance Reports filed by Political Committees are available on-line.

Independent Expenditures

Arizona Revised Statutes, Title 16, Section 16-916 allows for reporting of independent expenditures of corporations, limited liability companies and labor organizations. A Registration Form must be filed with the Town before any contributions are made. Expenditures must be reported on the Independent Expenditure Notification Form

Political Signs

Political signs may be subject to disclosure requirements found in the Arizona Revised Statutes, Title 16. Inquiries or complaints related to disclosure requirements on signs contained in Title 16 should be directed to the Town Clerk at 503-6871.

Political signs may also be subject to placement requirements found in the Town’s Land Development Code. Inquiries or complaints related to sign regulations found in the Land Development Code should be directed to Code Compliance at 503-6879.

Legal Public Notice

Public notices and meeting agendas are posted in compliance with the Open Meeting Law. Notices and/or agendas are posted a minimum of 24 hours prior to a meeting. Gilbert's official posting locations are:

• Gilbert Municipal Center, 50 North Civic Center Drive, Gilbert
http://gilbertaz.gov/departments/clerk-s-office/legal-public-notices