Yavapai County 2023 Override Election

Override Election Checklist and Timeline for November 7, 2023 General Election
05/11/23-180180 Day Notice to County Elections notifying of special election on November 8, 2022  
06/12/23-150SCHOOL 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.15-481; 35-453 
06/12/23-150SCHOOL 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  
07/10/23-120SCHOOL DISTRICT email County school Office with resolution signed by Governing Board. Resolution to include ballot language and appropriate exhibits in preparation for special election.15-481.B.9; 15-403 
07/10/23-120SCHOOL 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.15-423 
07/10/23-120SCHOOL DISTRICT places Pro/Con notices in area newspapers upon receipt of the resolution and call for election. (Signed Governing Board Pro statement is due at the deadline date listed in the Pro/Con notice in the newspaper). Response deadline will be approximately 88 days before election. 15-481.B 
07/10/23-120SCHOOL DISTRICT - submit required information to be included in the override pamphlet Ballot Language due to County Elections35-454; 15-491; 15-492 
07/12/23-118County School Office or School District deadline to submit ballot language to AZ Legislative Council for review and approval (DISTRICT ADDITIONAL ASSISTANCE OVERRIDE ONLY)35-454; 15-491; 15-492 
07/20/23-110SCHOOL DISTRICT provide: (1) Proposed Budget; (2) Alternate Budget; (3) Proposed total increase in the budget which exceeds the amount permitted pursuant to A.R.S. § 15-905; (4) Total amount of current year's budget, total amount of proposed budget & total amount of alternate budget; (5) All required financial information as outlined in  A.R.S. § 15-481.B for use in the information pamphlet  
07/31/23-100County School Office requests mail list from Yavapai County Recorder with mailing data and polling locations for registered voters. (only for in person voting elections)  
08/04/23-95SCHOOL DISTRICT Preparation of Notice of Election and Affidavit of Posting for School District.15-403; 16-228 
08/04/23-95SCHOOL DISTRICT AND LEGAL COUNSEL prepares First Draft of Informational Pamphlet for County School Office Initial Review  
08/09/23-90SCHOOL DISTRICT – Post election notices and file affidavit of posting with County School Office15-403 
08/11/23-88Deadline 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.15-481.B 
08/28/23-71County School Office sends Information Pamphlet to printer  
09/18/23-50County School Office – verify mail list request with County Recorder. Information needed 10 days prior to pamphlet mail deadline date  
09/26/23-45Yavapai County Recorder submits mailing list to labeling and mailing vendors.  
10/10/23-28Last day to register to vote16-449 
10/9/23-29Early voting starts/Early Ballots will be mailed to voters on the Permanent Early Voter List or for early ballot requests16-121 
10/11/23-27Information Pamphlets to Recorder for inclusion with out-of-state ballot requests.16-541; 16-545 
10/27/23-11Last day to request an Early Ballot to be mailed16-542.D 
11/07/230**ELECTION DAY**16-204 
11/13/236County School Office Provides Report of Special Election Results to School District (tentative)  
11/15/236First day to CANVASS ELECTION RETURNS. The canvass is not complete until it is presented to the Board of Supervisors15-426.B 
12/07/2330Last day to canvass returns15-426.B 
12/07/2330County School Superintendent declares results of election15-426 
12/07/2330School District prepares Report of Special Election Results. Provide one copy to ADE and two copies to County School Office.  
12/08/2230County School Office submits the Information Pamphlet to the State Dept of Revenue for District Additional Assitance Override only15-481.W 
01/01/2458Deadline 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, Education Elections Coordinator, Yavapai County School Superintendent’s Office, (928) 442-5138 or Email Jenn at jenn.nelson@yavapaiaz.gov