2023 Special Election

NOVEMBER 7, 2023 - Special Election

The City of Flagstaff will hold a Special Election on November 7, 2023

This is a Ballot-by-Mail Election

City Charter Amendments

19 proposed charter amendments will be presented to voters at the November 7, 2023 Special Election. 



REF 01-2023 (Proposition 480)

A Measure Referred to the People by Referendum No. 01-2023 Relating to Ordinance No. 2023-11: An Ordinance of the City Council of Flagstaff, amending the Flagstaff Zoning Map to rezone approximately 98.39 acres of real property from Rural Residential (40.47 acres) and Estate Residential (57.92 acres) to Highway Commercial (63.18 acres) and Public Facilities (35.21 acres) and adding the Resource Protection Overlay to APN 112-10-036, 112-10-037, and 112-05-125 generally located at 1120 W Purple Sage Trail.

Important Voting Information

Last Day to Register to VoteOctober 10, 2023
Ballots Mailed and Early Voting BeginsOctober 11, 2023
Last Day to Request a Replacement Ballot to be MailedOctober 27, 2023
Last Day to Request a Replacement Ballot in PersonNovember 7, 2023
at 7:00 pm


This is a Ballot-by-Mail Election. There will be no polling places on Election Day. All registered voters in the City of Flagstaff will automatically receive a ballot in the mail approximately three weeks prior to the election.

Requesting a Replacement Ballot: If you lost, spoiled, or never received your ballot, you may request a replacement ballot by calling the Recorder’s Office at (928) 679-7860 or toll-free (800) 793-6181, or by visiting one of the replacement ballot sites listed below.

Replacement Ballot Sites:

Coconino County Voter Services
Flagstaff Mall
(between JCPenney and Planet Fitness)
4650 N. US Highway 89, Flagstaff
Monday - Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Coconino County Recorder’s Office
110 E. Cherry Ave, Flagstaff
Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Replacement Ballot Sites are open from 6:00 am to 7:00 pm on Election Day, November 7, 2023.


You may return your voted ballot by mail using the postage-paid envelope included with the ballot or drop it off at one of the Ballot Drop Box locations listed below. Your ballot must be received by the Recorder’s Office no later than 7:00 pm on Election Day, November 7, 2023. Postmarks do not apply when considering this deadline.

Ballot Drop Box Locations:

Flagstaff City Hall Lobby
211 W. Aspen Ave, Flagstaff
(during business hours only)
Coconino County Voter Services
Flagstaff Mall
(between JCPenny and Planet Fitness)
4650 N. US Highway 89, Flagstaff
(during business hours only)
Coconino County Recorder's Office
110 E. Cherry Ave, Flagstaff
Coconino County Health and Human Services
2625 N. King St, Flagstaff
Coconino County Community Development
2500 N. Fort Valley Rd, Flagstaff
Coconino County Treasurer Drive-thru
2304 N. 3rd St, Flagstaff
(box is located at the exit of the parking lot)
NAU Bookstore
S. Beaver St, NAU Campus, Flagstaff
Flagstaff Fire Station #6
3877 S. Lake Mary Rd, Flagstaff

2024 General Election

NOVEMBER 5, 2024 - General Election

The City of Flagstaff will hold its General Election on November 5, 2024. 

Important Dates for November 5, 2024 General Election

  • October 7, 2024 - Voter Registration Deadline
  • October 9, 2024 - Early Voting Begins and Ballots Mailed

Submitted Statements of Interest:

Becky DaggettAmethyst Deasy

Miranda Sweet

Anthony Garcia

Collin Gunn

Kevin Dobbe

Francisca Alvarado

Dennis Givens

David Spence

Robert Breunig

Mark Cox

Mayor and Council Terms

The Mayor is elected at-large by voters residing in Flagstaff. The Mayor is elected for a 2-year term.

There are 7 Councilmembers. Each Councilmember is elected by voters residing in Flagstaff. Councilmembers are elected for a 4-year term.

The Mayor seat and three City Councilmember seats will be up for election in 2024.  If you are interested in becoming a candidate please contact the City Clerk's Office for more information.

Flagstaff Regular Election Dates

The regular Flagstaff elections for Mayor and City Council are held in November of even-numbered years. Should a primary election be needed, it would be held in August of even-numbered years.

Consolidated Election Dates

Special elections may be called by the City Council or as required by law. State law allows special elections (if any) to be held on only four dates each year.

  • March (second Tuesday)
  • May (third Tuesday)
  • August (first Tuesday)
  • November (first Tuesday after the first Monday)