Local Candidate Elections

Elected Officials

The Mayor and six Town Councilmembers are local elected officials. Fountain Hills has no term limits, so there is no limit to the number of times an incumbent may run for office.

  • The Mayor is elected for a 2-year term.
  • Town Councilmembers serve staggered 4-year terms. 
The terms of the following Mayor/Councilmembers will expire in December 2024. 
 Mayor Ginny Dickey
 Councilmember Peggy McMahon
 Councilmember Gerry Friedel
 Councilmember Sharron Grzybowski

2024 Election

Signature Requirements for Candidates: Candidates need to collect a minimum of 297 and no more than 594 signatures to be placed on the ballot. Signatures are due between March 9, 2024, and April 8, 2024, by 5:00 p.m.

Candidate Packets: Candidate packets for the 2024 Primary Election are not available at this time. For more information, contact the Town Clerk's Office.

Important Dates

2024 Primary ElectionDate
Candidate Petition Filing PeriodMarch 9, 2024, through April 8, 2024, by 5:00 p.m.
First Day to install Political SignsMay 27, 2024
Last Day to Register to VoteJuly 8, 2024, @ 11:59 p.m.
Early Voting BeginsJuly 10, 2024
Last Day to Mail Your Ballot (suggested date)July 29, 2024
ELECTION DAY!August 6, 2024
Last Day to Remove Political SignsAugust 21, 2024