Initiative, Referendum and Recall
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:||27,244|
|Referendum petition requires:||15,667|
Recall Signature Requirements*
Mayor recall petition requires:
Mayor David D. Ortega*
City Council recall petition requires:
Tammy Caputi*, Tom Durham*, Betty Janik*, Kathy Littlefield, Linda Milhaven, and Solange Whitehead
*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 November 3, 2020 General Election canvass.