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Voting History in the City of Scottsdale

DATE/TYPE
OF ELECTION

POPULATION

REGISTERED VOTERS

%
POPULATION
REGISTERED

BALLOTS
CAST

%
VOTER
TURNOUT

EARLY BALLOTS

BALLOT LANGUAGE AND RESULTS

Primary Election
08/26/2014
230,179 149,767 65.07% 44,086 29.44% 37,681
(85.47%)

Ballot

Pamphlet

Results

Special Election
11/05/2013

Parks, Libraries & Community Facilities Bond Proposition

Public Safety Bond Proposition

Neighborhood Flood Control Bond Proposition

Proposed Potable Water Distribution Franchise
230,179 147,414 64.04% 44,483 30.18% 39,640
(89.11%)
Ballot

Pamphlet

Results

General Election
11/06/2012

230,179

139,195

60.5%

115,810

83.20%

81,841
(70.67%)

Ballot

Candidate Pamphlet

Results

Primary Election
08/28/2012

230,179

142,685

61.9%

43,552

30.52%

35,624
(81.8%)

Ballot

Candidate Pamphlet

Results

Special Election
03/13/2012

Southwest Gas Franchise

General Plan Update

7 Charter Amendments

230,179

148,832

64.6%

27,526

18.49%

25,954
(94.3%)

Ballot

Pamphlet

Results

General Election 11/02/2010

Transportation Bond Proposition

Public Safety Bond Proposition

7 Charter Amendments

245,500

140,168

57.09%

87,570

62.48%

59,326
(67.7%)

Ballot

Candidate Pamphlet

Pamphlet

Results

Special Election
03/09/2010

5 Charter Questions

Proposition
to increase
transient lodging (bed) tax from 3% to 5%

245,500

143,307

58.37%

28,600

19.96%

27,018
(94.5%)

Ballot

Pamphlet

Results

RunOff Election 11/04/2008

243,050

135,991

55.95%

116,255

85.49%

*Est.
68,951(59.3%)

Ballot

Candidate
Pamphlet


Results

General Election 09/02/2008

242,790

128,199

52.80%

35,766

27.90%

26,240(73.4%)

Ballot

Candidate Pamphlet

Results

Special Election 09/12/2006

Referendum to approve or reject Council vote regarding the Sexually-Oriented Businesses Ordinance

237,510

117,574

49.50%

34,468

29.32%

15,625 (45.3%)

Ballot

Pamphlet

Results

Runoff Election
05/16/2006

Proposition to permanently adjust base budget limit

227,040

131,268

57.82%

19,610

14.94%

11,457 (58.4%)

Ballot


Candidate Pamphlet


Pamphlet


Results

General Election
03/14/2006

227,040

132,625

58.41%

18,472

13.93%

8,431
(45.6%)

Ballot

Candidate Pamphlet


Results

Franchise Election 11/02/2004

Arizona Public Service Franchise Agreement

223,570

130,628

58.43%

109,469

83.80%

51,143
(46.7%)

Ballot

Results

Runoff/Special Election 05/18/2004

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

221,760

117,072

52.79%

33,844

28.91%

23,493 (69.4%)

Ballot

Candidate Pamphlet

Pamphlet

Results

General/Special Election
03/9/2004

Proposition to establish Council Districts

Referendum to approve or reject Council vote regarding the Los Arcos Redevelopment Agreement

221,760

116,221

52.40%

36,349

31.28%

22,528 (62.0%)

Ballot

Candidate Pamphlet

Pamphlet

Results

Special Election
05/20/2003

Proposition to amend the Charter Question
to create a Fire Department

Proposition to amend the Scottsdale Revised Code to establish a Fire Department

218,511

113,092

51.75%

33,089

29.26%

21,626
(65.4%)

Ballot

Pamphlet

Runoff Election
05/21/2002

214,100

110,644

51.67%

18,405

16.63%

13,121
(71.3%)

Ballot

Candidate Pamphlet

Results

General Election
03/12/2002

Proposition to
adopt the General Plan

213,500

110,210

51.62%

21,150

19.19%

11,481
(54.3%)

Ballot

Candidate Pamphlet


Pamphlet

Results

Special Bond
9/12/2000

9 Questions to authorize the sale of bonds for a variety of improvements

204,500

87,888

42.97%

25,359

28.85%

15,197
(59.9%)

Ballot

Pamphlet

Results

Runoff Election
5/16/2000

204,000

96,019

47.06%

32,625

33.98%

25,086
(76.9%)

Ballot

Candidate Pamphlet

Results

General Election
03/14/2000

Proposition to amend the Charter to increase the salaries of the Mayor and Council

202,500

94,879

48.82%

33,819

34.20%

22,431
(66.3%)

Ballot

Candidate Pamphlet

Results

Funding of Los Arcos
11/02/1999

Scottsdale


Fountain Hills


Guadalupe

200,000


18,500

5,500

98,518


10,519

2,536

49.25%


56.8%

46.1%

40,161


5,969

250

40.77%


56.74

9.86%

21,181 (52.7%)

1,702 (28.5%)

43
(17.2%)

Ballot
Pamphlet

Results

Special Election 09/07/1999

Question to authorize bond sale for Preserve

Question to facilitate creation of a Cultural Theme Park

199,100

113,696

57.10%

33,472

29.43%

14,465 (43.2%)

Ballot

Pamphlet


Results

Special Election 05/18/1999

6 Propositions to amend the Charter

Proposition to create Los Arcos Facilities District

197,000

112,430

57.07%

36,970

32.88%

15,441 (41.8%)

Ballot

Pamphlet

Results

Special Election 11/3/1998

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

192,000

111,556

58.10%

52,979

47.49%

19,184 (36.2%)

Ballot

Pamphlet


Results

Runoff Election 05/19/1998

189,000

109,232

57.79%

20,018

18.33%

7,590 (37.9%)

Ballot

Results

General Election 03/10/1998

Referendum to require petition circulators to have been qualified Scottsdale electors no less than 29 days prior to circulating petitions

186,000

109,228

58.72%

18,489

16.93%

5,595 (30.3%)

Ballot

Pamphlet

Results

Special Election 09/09/1997

Proposition to increase transaction privilege tax (.5 of 1%) to provide transit funds

182,000

107,013

58.70%

22,109

20.66%

4,110 (18.6%)

Ballot

Pamphlet

Results

Special Election 05/20/1997

Referendum to approve or reject Council vote to rezone property from R1-43 to HP (Historic Property) Case 35-ZN-95#3

180,000

106,472

59.15%

11,006

10.34%

2,496 (22.7%)

Ballot

Pamphlet

Results

Special Election Bond Authorization 09/10/1996

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

172,800

110,696

64.06%

21,900

19.78%

no records

Ballot

Pamphlet

Results

General Election 03/26/1996

170,200

101,371

59.55%

25,373

25.0%

no records

Ballot

Results

Primary/Special Election
2/20/1996

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

170,000

100,335

59.02%

26,027

25.9%

no records

Ballot

Pamphlet

Results

Special Election
05/23/1995

Proposition to increase transaction privilege (sales) tax to supplement efforts to acquire Preserve land

164,813

96,338

58.5%

20,649

21.4%

no records

Ballot

Pamphlet

Results

General Election 03/22/1994

149,954

102,268

68.2%

6,121

5.98%

no records

Ballot

Results

Primary Election 02/15/1994

149,194

102,057

68.4%

9,114

8.9%

no records

Ballot

Results

General Election 03/24/1992

137,147

87,535

63.8%

17,098

19.5%

no records

Ballot

Results

Primary Election 02/18/1992

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

136,852

86,493

63.2%

21,829

25.2%

no records

Ballot

Pamphlet

Results

General Election 03/27/1990

134,500

74,204

55.1%

12,423

16.7%

no records

Ballot

Results

Primary Election 02/20/1990

134,000

73,534

54.8%

13,149

17.8%

no records

Ballot

Results

Special Election Bond 11/7/1989

11 Bond Questions

Question to increase
transaction privilege (sales) tax by 0.2%

133,593

72,297

54.1%

20,499

28.3%

no records

Ballot

Results

Special Election 11/08/1988

Proposition to increase
transient lodging (bed) tax from 2% to 3%

129,104

78,021

60.4%

57,277

73.4%

no records

Ballot

Pamphlet

Results

General Election 03/22/1988

123,922

68,104

55.4%

14,632

21.5%

no records

Ballot

Results

Primary Election 02/16/1988

15 Propositions to amend the Charter

123,022

68,292

55.5%

17,149

25.1%

no records

Ballot


Pamphlet

Results

General Election 03/25/1986

115,500

63,042

54.6%

12,535

19.8%

no records

Ballot

Results

Primary Election
02/18/1986

Question to authorize the sale of bonds to purchase, improve, expand, etc., the City of Phoenix Water System located in Scottsdale

115,000

62,194

53.8%

11,366

18.3%

no records

Ballot


Pamphlet

Results

General Election 03/27/1984

100,900

49,585

49.1%

8,779

17.7%

no records

Ballot

Results

Primary Election 02/21/1984

100,900

48,775

40.7%

11,907

24.5%

no records

Ballot

Results

Special Election Sewer/Revenue Bond
06/21/1983

5 questions to authorize the sale of bonds for Water/Sewer Revenue Bonds, Street and Highway Revenue Bonds, Municipal Facility Improvements, Parks and Recreation Improvements, and Storm and Sewer improvements

98,600

43,452

44.1%

6,357

14.6%

no records

Ballot

Results

General Election 03/23/1982

96,100

43,822

45.6%

5,901

13.5%

no records

Ballot

Results

Primary Election 02/16/1982

6 Propositions to amend the Charter

96,100

32,792

45.6%

8,186

18.7%

no records

Ballot

Results