The Mayor and six Town Councilmembers are local elected officials. There are no term limits in Fountain Hills, 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 2020. Anyone wishing to run for these seats should visit the Elections webpage:
Mayor Ginny Dickey
Councilmember Dennis Brown
Councilmember Sherry Leckrone
Councilmember Art Tolis
Candidates for Mayor and Councilmember must file the required paperwork between March 9, 2020, and April 6, 2020. The following individuals have filed the necessary documentation and are official candidates at this time.
Beginning with the 2020 election, candidates must first file a Statement of Interest before collecting signatures on their petitions. To date, the following individuals have filed such Statement, but have not yet filed the paperwork to become an Official Candidate.
Robert Shelstrom Art Tolis
Town Council elections are held in the fall election cycle of even-numbered years and the 2020 Candidate Election will include the Primary Election to be held on August 4, 2020, and the General Election to be held on November 3, 2020.