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Voting History in the City of Scottsdale

Ballot information and results for Scottsdale elections since 1982.

Nov. 8, 2016 General/Special Election

Ballot  •  Pamphlet  •  Results
  • Proposed amendment to the Scottsdale City Charter to the dates for holding the city's primary and general elections and when the mayor and council member terms commence be approved.
Population Registered Voters Early Ballots Ballots Cast Voter turnout
231,200  159,384 (68.94%) 101,414 (79.08%) 128,244 80.46%

Nov. 3, 2015 Special Election

Ballot  •  Pamphlet  •  Results
  • Parks and Community Facilities Bond Proposition
  • Transportation Bond Proposition
  • Citywide Technology Bond Proposition
  • Street Pavement Replacement Bond Proposition
  • Public Safety-Fire Bond Proposition
  • Public Safety-Police Bond Proposition
Population Registered Voters Early Ballots Ballots Cast Voter turnout
231,200  150,964 (65.30%) 35,285 (93.43%) 37,766 25.02%

Nov. 14, 2014 General Election

Ballot  •  Candidate Pamphlet  •  Results
Population Registered Voters Early Ballots Ballots Cast Voter turnout
230,179  146,058 (63.45%) 62,269 (79.32%) 78,500 53.75%

Aug. 26, 2014 Primary Election

Ballot  •  Candidate Pamphlet  •  Results
Population Registered Voters Early Ballots Ballots Cast Voter turnout
230,179  149,767 (65.07%) 37,681 (85.47%) 44,086 29.44%

Nov. 5, 2013 Special Election

Ballot  •  Pamphlet  •  Results
  • Parks, Libraries & Community Facilities Bond Proposition
  • Public Safety Bond Proposition
  • Neighborhood Flood Control Bond Proposition
  • Proposed Potable Water Distribution Franchise
Population Registered Voters Early Ballots Ballots Cast Voter turnout
230,179  147,414 (64.04%) 39,640 (89.11%) 44,483 30.18%

Nov. 6, 2012 General Election

Ballot  •  Candidate Pamphlet  •  Results
Population Registered Voters Early Ballots Ballots Cast Voter turnout
230,179

139,195 (60.5%)

81,841 (70.67%) 115,810 83.2%

Aug. 28, 2012 Primary Election

Ballot  •  Candidate Pamphlet  •  Results
Population Registered Voters Early Ballots Ballots Cast Voter turnout
230,179 159,384 (69.2%) 89,914 (56.4%) 128,244 80.46%

March 13, 2012 Special Election

Ballot  •  Pamphlet  •  Results
  • Southwest Gas Franchise
  • General Plan Update
  • Seven Charter Amendments
Population Registered Voters Early Ballots Ballots Cast Voter turnout
230,179 148,832 (64.6%) 25,954 (94.3%) 27,526 18.49%

Nov. 2, 2010 General Election

Ballot  •  Candidate Pamphlet  •  Pamphlet  •  Results
  • Transportation Bond Proposition
  • Public Safety Bond Proposition
  • Seven Charter Amendments
Population Registered Voters Early Ballots Ballots Cast Voter turnout
245,500 140,168 (57.09%) 59,326 (67.7%) 87,570 62.48%

March 9, 2010 Special Election

Ballot  •  Pamphlet  •  Results
  • Five Charter Questions
  • Proposition to increase transient lodging (bed) tax from 3% to 5%
Population Registered Voters Early Ballots Ballots Cast Voter turnout
245,500 143,307 (58.37%) 27,018 (94.5%) 28,600 19.96%

Nov. 4, 2008 Runoff Election

Ballot  •  Candidate Pamphlet  •  Results
Population Registered Voters Early Ballots Ballots Cast Voter turnout
243,050 135,991 (55.95%) 68,951 (59.3%)
*Est.
116,255 85.49%

Sept. 2, 2008 General Election

Ballot  •  Candidate Pamphlet  •  Results
Population Registered Voters Early Ballots Ballots Cast Voter turnout
242,790 128,199 (52.80%) 26,240 (73.4%) 35,766 27.90%

Sept. 12, 2006 Special Election

Ballot  •  Pamphlet  •  Results
  • Referendum to approve or reject Council vote regarding the Sexually-Oriented Businesses Ordinance
Population Registered Voters Early Ballots Ballots Cast Voter turnout
237,510 117,574 (49.50%) 15,625 (45.3%) 34,468 29.32%

May 16, 2006 Runoff Election

Ballot  •  Candidate Pamphlet  •  Pamphlet  •  Results
  • Proposition to permanently adjust base budget limit
Population Registered Voters Early Ballots Ballots Cast Voter turnout
227,040 131,268 (57.82%) 11,457 (58.4%) 19,610 14.94%

March 14, 2006 General Election

Ballot  •  Candidate Pamphlet  •  Results
Population Registered Voters Early Ballots Ballots Cast Voter turnout
227,040 132,625 (58.41%) 8,431 (45.6%) 18,472 13.93%

Nov. 2, 2004 Franchise Election

Ballot  •  Results
  • Arizona Public Service Franchise Agreement
Population Registered Voters Early Ballots Ballots Cast Voter turnout
223,570 130,628 (58.43%) 51,143 (46.7%) 109,469 83.80%

May 18, 2004 Runoff/Special Election

Ballot  •  Candidate Pamphlet  •  Pamphlet  •  Results
  • Question to increase transaction privilege (sales) tax fund Preserve acquisitions
  • Question to authorize bond sale for Preserve acquisitions
  • Question to increase transaction privilege (sales) tax to fund Public Safety services and capital needs
Population Registered Voters Early Ballots Ballots Cast Voter turnout
221,760 117,072 (52.79%) 23,493 (69.4%) 33,844 28.91%

March 9, 2004 General/Special Election

Ballot  •  Candidate Pamphlet  •  Pamphlet  •  Results
  • Proposition to establish Council Districts
  • Referendum to approve or reject Council vote regarding the Los Arcos Redevelopment Agreement
Population Registered Voters Early Ballots Ballots Cast Voter turnout
221,760 221,760 (52.40%) 22,528 (62.0%) 36,349 31.28%

May 20, 2003 Special Election

Ballot  •  Pamphlet  •  Results
  • Initiative proposition to amend the Charter to create a Fire Department
  • Initiative proposition to amend the Scottsdale Revised Code to establish a Fire Department
Population Registered Voters Early Ballots Ballots Cast Voter turnout
218,511 113,092 (51.75%) 21,626 (65.4%) 33,089 29.26%

May 21, 2002 Runoff Election

Ballot  •  Candidate Pamphlet  •  Results
Population Registered Voters Early Ballots Ballots Cast Voter turnout
214,100 110,644 (51.67%) 13,121 (71.3%) 18,405 16.63%

March 12, 2002 General Election

Ballot  •  Candidate Pamphlet  •  Pamphlet  •  Results
  • Proposition to adopt the General Plan
Population Registered Voters Early Ballots Ballots Cast Voter turnout
213,500 110,210 (51.62%) 11,481 (54.3%) 21,150 19.19%

Sept. 12, 2000 Special Bond Election

Ballot  •  Pamphlet  •  Results
  • Nine Questions to authorize the sale of bonds for a variety of improvements
Population Registered Voters Early Ballots Ballots Cast Voter turnout
204,500 87,888 (42.97%) 15,197 (59.9%) 25,359 28.85%

May 16, 2000 Runoff Election

Ballot  •  Candidate Pamphlet  •  Results
Population Registered Voters Early Ballots Ballots Cast Voter turnout
204,000 96,019 (47.06%) 25,086 (76.9%) 32,625 33.98%

March 14, 2000 General Election

Ballot  •  Candidate Pamphlet  •  Results
  • Proposition to amend the Charter to increase the salaries of the Mayor and Council
Population Registered Voters Early Ballots Ballots Cast Voter turnout
202,500 94,879 (48.82%) 22,431 (66.3%) 33,819 34.20%

Nov. 2, 1999 Funding of Los Arcos

Ballot  •  Pamphlet  •  Results
Population Registered Voters Early Ballots Ballots Cast Voter turnout

Scottsdale

200,000

 

98,518 (49.25%)

 

21,181 (52.7%)

 

40,161

 

40.77%

Fountain Hills

18,500

 

10,519 (56.8%)

 

1,702 (28.5%)

 

5,969

 

56.74%

Guadalupe

5,500

 

2,536 (46.1%)

 

43 (17.2%)

 

250

 

9.86%

Sept. 7, 1999 Special Election

Ballot  •  Pamphlet  •  Results
  • Question to authorize bond sale for Preserve
  • Question to facilitate creation of a Cultural Theme Park
Population Registered Voters Early Ballots Ballots Cast Voter turnout
199,100 113,696 (57.10%) 14,465 (43.2%) 33,472 29.43%

May 18, 1999 Special Election

Ballot  •  Pamphlet  •  Results
  • Six Propositions to amend the Charter
  • Proposition to create Los Arcos Facilities District
Population Registered Voters Early Ballots Ballots Cast Voter turnout
197,000 112,430 (57.07%) 15,441 (41.8%) 36,970 32.88%

Nov. 3, 1998 Special Election

Ballot  •  Pamphlet  •  Results
  • Charter Question relating to disposition of Preserve lands
  • Proposition to allow the use of tax funds for property in the extended Preserve boundary
  • Proposition to increase the base expenditure limit
  • Proposition to adopt the General Plan
Population Registered Voters Early Ballots Ballots Cast Voter turnout
192,000 111,556 (58.10%) 19,184 (36.2%) 52,979 47.49%

May 19, 1998 Runoff Election

Ballot  •  Results
Population Registered Voters Early Ballots Ballots Cast Voter turnout
189,000 109,232 (57.79%) 7,590 (37.9%) 20,018 18.33%

March 10, 1998 General Election

Ballot  •  Pamphlet  •  Results
  • Referendum to require petition circulators to have been qualified Scottsdale electors no less than 29 days prior to circulating petitions
Population Registered Voters Early Ballots Ballots Cast Voter turnout
186,000 109,228 (58.72%) 5,595 (30.3%) 18,489 16.93%

Sept. 9, 1997 Special Election

Ballot  •  Pamphlet  •  Results
  • Proposition to increase transaction privilege tax (.5 of 1%) to provide transit funds
Population Registered Voters Early Ballots Ballots Cast Voter turnout
182,000 107,013 (58.70%) 4,110 (18.6%) 22,109 20.66%

May 20, 1997 Special Election

Ballot  •  Pamphlet  •  Results
  • Referendum to approve or reject Council vote to rezone property from R1-43 to HP (Historic Property) Case 35-ZN-95#3
Population Registered Voters Early Ballots Ballots Cast Voter turnout
180,000 106,472 (59.15%) 2,496 (22.7%) 11,006 10.34%

Sept. 10, 1996 Special Election Bond Authorization

Ballot  •  Pamphlet  •  Results
  • Proposition to authorize the sale of bonds for the Preserve
  • Referendum to approve or reject Council vote to rezone property from R1-43 to R1-18 ESL in Case 47-ZN-94
Population Registered Voters Early Ballots Ballots Cast Voter turnout
172,800 110,696 (64.06%) no records 21,900 19.78%

March 26, 1996 General Election

Ballot  •  Results
Population Registered Voters Early Ballots Ballots Cast Voter turnout
170,200 101,371 (59.55%) no records 25,373 25.0%

Feb. 20, 1996 Primary/Special Election

Ballot  •  Pamphlet  •  Results
  • 12 Propositions to amend the Charter
  • Referendum to approve or reject Council vote to rezone property from R1-190 to R1-43 in Case 67-ZN-94
Population Registered Voters Early Ballots Ballots Cast Voter turnout
170,000 100,335 (59.02%) no records 26,027 25.9%

May 23, 1995 Special Election

Ballot  •  Pamphlet  •  Results
  • Proposition to increase transaction privilege (sales) tax to supplement efforts to acquire Preserve land
Population Registered Voters Early Ballots Ballots Cast Voter turnout
164,813 96,338 (58.5%) no records 20,649 21.4%

March 22, 1994 General Election

Ballot  •  Results
Population Registered Voters Early Ballots Ballots Cast Voter turnout
149,954 102,268 (68.2%) no records 6,121 5.98%

Feb. 15, 1994 Primary Election

Ballot  •  Results
Population Registered Voters Early Ballots Ballots Cast Voter turnout
149,194 102,057 (68.4%) no records 9,114 8.9%

March 24, 1992 General Election

Ballot  •  Results
Population Registered Voters Early Ballots Ballots Cast Voter turnout
137,147 87,535 (63.8%) no records 17,098 19.5%

Feb. 18, 1992 Primary Election

Ballot  •  Pamphlet  •  Results
  • Referendum to approve or reject Council vote to widen 64th Street from Indian School Road to McDowell Road
  • Proposition to authorize the sale of bonds for the widening of Pima Road
  • Question to authorize the Black Mountain Gas Franchise Agreement
Population Registered Voters Early Ballots Ballots Cast Voter turnout
136,852 86,493 (63.2%) no records 21,829 25.2%

March 27, 1990 General Election

Ballot  •  Results
Population Registered Voters Early Ballots Ballots Cast Voter turnout
134,500 74,204 (55.1%) no records 12,423 16.7%

Feb. 20, 1990 Primary Election

Ballot  •  Results
Population Registered Voters Early Ballots Ballots Cast Voter turnout
134,000 73,534 (54.8%) no records 13,149 17.8%

Nov. 7, 1989 Special Election (Bond)

Ballot  •  Results
  • 11 Bond Questions
  • Question to increase transaction privilege (sales) tax by 0.2%
Population Registered Voters Early Ballots Ballots Cast Voter turnout
133,593 72,297 (54.1%) no records 20,499 28.3%

Nov. 8, 1988 Special Election

Ballot  •  Pamphlet  •  Results
  • Proposition to increase transient lodging (bed) tax from 2% to 3%
Population Registered Voters Early Ballots Ballots Cast Voter turnout
129,104 78,021 (60.4%) no records 57,277 73.4%

March 22, 1988 General Election

Ballot  •  Results
Population Registered Voters Early Ballots Ballots Cast Voter turnout
123,922 68,104 (55.4%) no records 14,632 21.5%

Feb. 16, 1988 Primary Election

Ballot  •  Pamphlet  •  Results
  • 15 Propositions to amend the Charter
Population Registered Voters Early Ballots Ballots Cast Voter turnout
123,022 68,292 (55.5%) no records 17,149 25.1%

March 25, 1986 General Election

Ballot  •  Results
Population Registered Voters Early Ballots Ballots Cast Voter turnout
115,500 63,042 (54.6%) no records 12,535 19.8%

Feb. 18, 1986 Primary Election

Ballot  •  Pamphlet  •  Council Results  •  Bond Results
  • Question to authorize the sale of bonds to purchase, improve, expand, etc., the City of Phoenix Water System located in Scottsdale
Population Registered Voters Early Ballots Ballots Cast Voter turnout
115,000 62,194 (53.8%) no records 11,366 18.3%

March 27, 1984 General Election

Results
Population Registered Voters Early Ballots Ballots Cast Voter turnout
100,900 49,585 (49.1%) no records 8,779 17.7%

Feb. 21, 1984 Primary Election

Ballot  •  Results
Population Registered Voters Early Ballots Ballots Cast Voter turnout
100,900 48,775 (40.7%) no records 11,907 24.5%

June 21, 1983 Special Election - Sewer/Revenue Bonds

Ballot  •  Results
  • Five questions to authorize the sale of bonds for a variety of improvements
Population Registered Voters Early Ballots Ballots Cast Voter turnout
98,600 43,452 (44.1%) no records 6,357 14.6%

March 23, 1982 General Election

Results
Population Registered Voters Early Ballots Ballots Cast Voter turnout
96,100 43,822 (45.6%) no records 5,901 13.5%

Feb. 16, 1982 Primary Election

Ballot  •  Results
  • Six propositions to amend the Charter
Population Registered Voters Early Ballots Ballots Cast Voter turnout
96,100 32,792 (45.6%) no records 8,186 18.7%