Yavapai County 2024 Bond Election

Bond Election Checklist and Timeline for November 5, 2024 General Election
05/09/24-180180 Day Notice to County Elections notifying of special election on November 7, 2023  
06/10/24-150SCHOOL DISTRICT can call for an election at this time or earlier. SCHOOL DISTRICT notify County School Office of call for election as soon as resolution is adopted.35-453 
06/10/24-150SCHOOL DISTRICT deadline to call for an election. County School Office notifies County Elections Department and Recorder’s Office of special election. If requested, proposition numbers assigned by Elections Department  
07/08/24-120SCHOOL DISTRICT email County school Office with resolution signed by Governing Board. Resolution to include ballot language and appropriate exhibits in preparation for special election.15-491 
0708/24-120SCHOOL DISTRICT Governing Board sends written request for County School Office to (1) order precinct registers from County Recorder OR advising the County School Office that the SCHOOL DISTRICT will be responsible for ordering and delivering to polling sites; (2) request mail list of registered electors in the district from Voter Registration and (3) arrange for mailing of Information Pamphlet. This maybe included in Board Resolution ordering election.  
07/08/24-120County School Office notifies Elections, Recorder and Board of Supervisors of call for election. The County School Office arranges for printer, certified translator, labeling company and a mailing company.  
07/08/24-120SCHOOL DISTRICT places Pro/Con notices in area newspapers upon receipt of the resolution and call for election. Response deadline will be approximately 88 days before election. Pro/con notices must appear four (4) consecutive times in a newspaper of general circulation in the District.35-454 
07/08/24-120RECORDER mails out 120 day election notice postcard16-166 
07/10/24-118SCHOOL DISTRICT – Submit required to be included in the bond pamphlet. Ballot Language due to County Elections.35-454; 15-491; 15-492 
07/18/24-110SCHOOL DISTRICT – provide mail permit number if SCHOOL DISTRICT’s permit is to be used for mailing of Information Pamphlet OR request to use county permit. If district mail permit number will be used, verify that the annual permit fee has been paid for the year and sufficient postage is available.  
07/29/24-100County School Office requests mail list from Yavapai County Recorder with mailing data and polling locations for registered voters.  
08/02/24-95SCHOOL DISTRICT Preparation of Notice of Election and Affidavit of Posting for School District.15-403 
08/02/24-95SCHOOL DISTRICT AND LEGAL COUNSEL prepares First Draft of Informational Pamphlet for County School Office Initial Review  
08/07/24-90SCHOOL DISTRICT – Post election notices and file affidavit of posting with County School Office15-403 
08/09/24-88Deadline for area residents and district governing board to submit their signed 200 word PRO or CON argument to County School Office. Please note the deadline date is subject to change. Verify the actual deadline with the County School Office.35-454 
08/12/24-85SCHOOL DISTRICT submit ballot question to Arizona Legislative Council for review. The Arizona Legislative Council shall notify the SCHOOL DISTRICT within 10 calendar days if the ballot language does not comply with state statute.15-491.H 
08/26/24-71County School Office sends Information Pamphlet to printer  
09/16/24-50County School Office – verify mail list request with County Recorder. Information needed 10 days prior to pamphlet mail deadline date  
09/23/24-45Yavapai County Recorder submits mailing list to labeling and mailing vendors.  
10/07/24-29Last day to register to vote16-121 
10/09/24-27Early voting starts/Early Ballots will be mailed to voters on the Permanent Early Voter List or for early ballot requests16-541/16-545 
10/10/24-26Information Pamphlets to Recorder for inclusion with out-of-state ballot requests.  
10/25/24-11Last day to request an Early Ballot to be mailed16-542.D 
10/29/24-7Elections Department – perform Logistics and Accuracy test. County School Office will send a representative to observe the L&A test on behalf of the district. SCHOOL DISTRICT may also send a witness to observe the L&A test.16-449 
11/01/24-4Last day to vote early16-542.D 
11/04/24-1Emergency early voting ends at 5:00 p.m.16-542.H 
11/05/240**ELECTION DAY**16-204 
11/11/245County School Office – Provide Report of Special Election Results to SCHOOL DISTRICT (Tentative)  
11/11/246First day to CANVASS ELECTION RETURNS. The canvass is not complete until it is presented to the Board of Supervisors.15-493 
11/11/246County School Office – Provide Bond Information Pamphlet to the County Treasurer  
12/05/2430SCHOOL DISTRICT prepares Report of Special Election Results. Provide one copy to ADE and two copies to County School Office.  
12/05/2430Last day to canvass returns15-493 
12/05/2430County School Superintendent declares results of election15-426 
12/05/2430Provide pamphlet and canvass to Yavapai County Treasurer  
12/05/2430County School Office submits the Information Pamphlet to the Arizona Department of Revenue35-454.A.3 
12/30/2455Deadline for County School Office to submit report to president of the Senate and speaker of the House for mail ballot elections only.16-409 

Contact Information: Jenn Nelson, Yavapai County School Superintendent’s Office, (928) 442-5138 or Email Jenn at jenn.nelson@yavapaiaz.gov