This material is provided as a guide to the process. A person or organization seeking to initiate a referendum or initiative petition is responsible for complying with all legal and procedural requirements. The assistance of a qualified attorney may be necessary or helpful in complying with these requirements.
Initiative and Referendum Signature Requirements
|Initiative petition requires:||21,909|
|Referendum petition requires:||7,850|
Recall Signature Requirements*
Mayor recall petition requires:
W.J. "Jim" Lane
City Councilmember recall petition requires:
Suzanne Klapp, Virginia Korte, Kathy Littlefield*, Linda Milhaven,
*Recall petitions may not be circulated against an officer until the officer has
served 6 (six) months of his or her first term (Arizona State Constitution, Article VIII, Part 1, Section 5).
Based on the canvasses of the September 2, 2008 General Election; August 28, 2012 Primary Election; and November 4, 2014 General Election.