In conjunction with the General Election, the City of Chandler will hold a Special Election on Nov. 3, 2020 for the purpose of submitting to the citizens of Chandler the question as to whether to grant a franchise to Southwest Gas Corporation. The special franchise election will be held in conjunction with the General Election.
2020 General Election Key Dates
Oct. 5 Last day to register to vote in the 2020 General election
Oct. 7 Early voting for General Election begins
Oct. 23 Last day to request that an early ballot be mailed for the General Election
Oct. 30 Last day to vote early in person
Nov. 3 GENERAL ELECTION DAY
Special Election: Franchise Agreement with Southwest Gas Corporation
The Special Election gives Chandler voters the opportunity to approve a franchise agreement with Southwest Gas Corporation. The agreement will allow the utility to construct, maintain and operate its natural gas system in the City-owned public rights-of-way.
Arguments Filing – For/Against
The public may submit an argument in favor of or in opposition of the franchise agreement. The deadline to submit arguments is 5 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 5. The cost to file an argument is $150 and arguments are limited to 300 words.
Completed arguments may be:
- Delivered in person to Chandler City Hall, City Clerk’s Office, 175 S. Arizona Ave., first floor, Chandler, Ariz,; or
- Sent by mail to Chandler City Hall, Mail Stop 606, P.O. Box 4008, Chandler, AZ 85244-4008
Each argument filed should also be submitted in electronic format to the City Clerk’s Office.
Argument Signature Requirements
Signature of person sponsoring the Argument with a sworn statement or a notarized signature.
Signatures from two executive oﬃcers with a sworn statement or a notarized signature.
Political Action Committee Filing
Signatures from the Committee Chairman or the Committee Treasurer with a sworn statement or a notarized signature.
Must include the residence or post oﬃce address of the submitter and a telephone number; this information will not appear in the publicity pamphlet.
The For/Against Argument must contain the sworn statement of each person sponsoring it or a notarized signature.