Election Information

Mayor and Council Election August 2, 2022

Elections in Paradise Valley are held in the fall of even numbered years. In each election cycle, the mayor’s seat and three council seats are on the ballot.  

 To be eligible to run for office candidates must meet the following qualifications:

  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Must be a qualified elector (registered to vote)
  • Must have been a resident of the Town of Paradise Valley for at least one year prior to the time of election
  • Must be able to speak, write, and read the English language
  • Cannot be a person convicted of a felony (unless the person’s civil rights have been restored)

2022 Mayor and Council Election - What’s on my Ballot?

Mayor: 2-Year Term (1 seat)
Expiring term: Jerry Bien-Willner 

Town Council Member: 4-Year Term (3 seats)
Expiring Terms: Ellen Andeen, Paul Dembow, Anna Thomasson

Candidates Circulating Petitions

Mayor: Jerry Bien-Willner and Julie Pace

Council Member: Ellen Andeen, Paul Dembow, Christine Labelle, Anna Thomasson, 

Interested in Running for Mayor or Council Member?

Please contact the Clerk’s Office for more information at 480-348-3610 or email to discuss your interest in running in the 2022 Election cycle.   a candidate orientation was held on January 11th.  Click here to view the video.

Download Candidate Election Handbook

View Candidate Orientation held January 11, 2022

Effective August 27, 2019, aspiring candidates must file a Statement of Interest with the Town Clerk's Office prior to collecting nomination petition signatures pursuant to A.R.S. 16-311(H).  Also, once a candidate has received contributions or made expenditures, in any combination, of at least $500, a Statement of Organization must be filed with the Town Clerk's Office within ten days, if it has not already been filed pursuant to A.R.S. 16-905(B). 

Election Calendar - Key Dates

Candidate Packets Available
Candidate Orientation
January 11, 2022 at 5:30 PM
First Day to File as a Candidate
March 4, 2022
Deadline to File as a Candidate
April 4, 2022
First Day Signs may be Posted
May 23, 2022
Last Day to Register to Vote
July 4, 2022
Early Voting Begins
July 6, 2022
Primary Election Day
August 2, 2022

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