Elections

The Santa Cruz County Elections Department under the direction of the Board of Supervisors administers, conducts and tallies all federal, state and county elections held in Santa Cruz County in accordance to Arizona Revised Statutes. The department also provides contract election services and assistance to the City of Nogales, School Districts, Fire Districts and the Provisional Community College District.

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Responsibilities
Santa Cruz County has approximately 20,000 active registered voters residing in 24 election precincts. The Elections Department is responsible for:
  • Final vote tabulation and official results for canvassing by the Board of Supervisors
  • Issuing, accepting and maintaining candidate, initiative, referendum and recall filings and campaign committee financial reports
  • Providing for the printing of all election related material
  • Recruiting, hiring and training election board workers
  • Securing polling locations
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