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Greenlee County

Greenlee County Elections
Candidate Information

A person must meet the following requirements to be eligible for election to a county office:

  • 18 years of age or older
  • A resident of Arizona
  • Able to read and write the English language
  • Will be a qualified elector of the district which (s)he proposes to represent at the time of the candidate filing

Packets containing information, petitions and other forms required to be filed to become a candidate, may be obtained from the Greenlee County Board of Supervisors Office/Elections Department at the Courthouse Annex, 253 5th Street, Clifton, AZ. Prospective Greenlee County candidates must file the required forms and petitions with the Greenlee County Elections Director. Candidate nominating procedures are covered in Arizona Revised Statutes §16-302 through §16-352.

Prospective candidates for Federal and State Offices file with:

The Office of the Secretary of State
Elections Division
1700 W. Washington, 7th Floor
Phoenix, AZ
(602) 542-VOTE (8683)

If a candidate receives or expends more than $500 in connection with a campaign for public office the candidate must organize a Political Committee, and comply with all campaign finance reporting laws. The required forms must be filed with the Greenlee County Election Director. Reference Arizona Revised Statutes §16-901 through §16-918.

Political Committees that fail to file timely campaign finance reports are liable for a civil penalty of $25.00 each day that the report is delinquent.

Greenlee County Government
253 Fifth St
P.O. Box 908
Clifton, AZ 85533

Normal Business Hours:
Monday - Friday,
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Phone: (928) 865-2072
Fax: (928) 865-4417

Yvonne Pearson, Elections Director

County Seal Use

A.R.S. 11-251.17 Use of county seal restricted; cease and desist order; violation; classification

A. A person may use, display or otherwise employ any facsimile, copy, likeness, imitation or other resemblance of the county seal only after obtaining the approval of the board of supervisors of that county. The board of supervisors may grant a certificate of approval on application by any person showing good cause for the use of the county seal for a proper purpose. No person other than a county department may use the county seal for the purpose of advertising or promoting the sale of any article of merchandise within this state or for promoting any other commercial purpose. The board of supervisors may adopt rules for the use of the county seal or any facsimile, copy, likeness, imitation or other resemblance of the county seal, including rules for the use of the county seal for official county business. B. If the county maintains a website, it shall display on its website the adopted seal and the text of subsection A of this section. C. The board of supervisors shall issue a cease and desist order to any person who is in violation of this section. If the person fails to comply with the cease and desist order, the person is guilty of a class 3 misdemeanor.