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To professionally perform the duties of the Elections Department with integrity, a spirit of innovation, accessibility, transparency, and efficient use of taxpayer resources while emphasizing outstanding customer service and maintaining professional election standards.
The Director of Elections, appointed by the Board of Supervisors, reports to the County Administrator.
Prepares, administers, and conducts federal, state, and local elections in accordance with, and not limited to, the Arizona Revised Statutes, the Secretary of State’s Procedure Manual, the Help America Vote Act (HAVA), and other applicable laws and regulations. The department also provides contract election services and assistance to cities within the County and special districts (school districts, fire districts, sanitation, road improvement, hospital, water districts and the community college district). o professionally perform the duties of the Elections Department with integrity, a spirit of innovation, accessibility, transparency, and efficient use of taxpayer resources while emphasizing outstanding customer service and maintaining professional election standards.
- Continuing to always serve the public and maintain their confidence by managing all elections as accurately and securely as possible.
- To reach out to every qualified voter in our county, enabling them to cast their ballot in a friendly and informative environment of their choice.
- Security of elections continues to be a high focus issue and we’ll continue to work with our state and federal partners to ensure secure elections.
- Actively pursue public outreach avenues to share information about the election and voting process and to correct misinformation whenever possible in order to maintain voter confidence.
Note: Voter Registration (new registrations & changes) is managed by the Cochise County Recorder. To REGISTER TO VOTE or to request an EARLY BALLOT contact the Recorder's at (520) 432-8358 or 1-888-457-4513 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org