Queen Creek Town Council candidate packets available from town clerk

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Candidate packets for the Aug. 30 and Nov. 8 primary and general elections, respectively, may be picked up from the Queen Creek Town Clerk’s office in the Queen Creek Municipal Services Building, 22358 S. Ellsworth Road.

The offices of three council members will be on the ballot.

Appointments are not required but are suggested. Candidate packets must be turned into the town clerk’s office by 5 p.m. on June 1. To obtain more information or schedule an appointment, call the clerk’s office at 480-358-3210 or 480-358-3211.

Candidates must meet the following requirements:

• Must have resided within the town limits for one year preceding the election (or a recently annexed area);

• Must be a qualified elector of the town at the time of filing nomination papers;

• Must be 18 years of age or over; and

• Must not be convicted of a felony, unless civil rights have been restored.

People can register to vote online. They also can pick up voter registration forms at the Municipal Services Building, 22358 S. Ellsworth Road, request a form from Maricopa County by calling 602-506-1511 or visiting the Maricopa County website, or call Pinal County at 520-866-7100.

The deadline to register to vote in the primary election is Aug. 1.

For more information, contact the town clerk’s office at 480-358-3211.

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