2020 General Election

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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.

Review Ordinance No. 4924 | Spanish

Review Franchise Agreement | Spanish

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

Individual Filing
Signature of person sponsoring the Argument with a sworn statement or a notarized signature.

Organizational Filing
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.

Submitter Information
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.