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City of Goodyear Special Election Results

Post Date:03/13/2019

news-release

City of Goodyear
Communications Department

The unofficial results from the March 12 special election in the city of Goodyear are in. The election included three candidates for Goodyear City Council and three open seats. As the results stand now, the three council seats are filled and a general election is not needed. Goodyear voters also chose to move elections from spring of odd numbered years to the fall of even numbered years.

 
City Council
Bill Stipp                      8,101
Laura Kaino                 7,945
Sheri Lauritano            7,864
 
Proposition 421
Moves elections to the fall of even numbered years.
Yes      7,830 (83.02%)
No       1,601 (16.98%)
 
Proposition 422
Allows the city to use only votes cast for a specific office (i.e.: councilmember) to determine the majority.
Yes      7,439 (79.88%)
No       1,874 (20.12%)
 
Proposition 423
Moves the inauguration/induction of new councilmembers to the month after the general election.
Yes      7,819 (83.72%)
No       1,521 (16.28%)

There were 46,328 ballots sent out and more than 10,000 ballots turned in with additional ballots still needing to be signature verified and tabulated. 

About City of Goodyear
Goodyear, Arizona has a diverse blend of amenities with abundant business, cultural, educational and entertainment resources. Today, the city’s population is nearly 85,000 and features a highly educated and skilled workforce, just minutes from the heart of Downtown Phoenix. The low cost of doing business, robust transportation options, fiber connectivity and a lot of southwest charm create the right economic conditions to power any business. Goodyear is one of the most dynamic and rapidly growing regions in the nation and spring training home to MLB’s Cleveland Indians and Cincinnati Reds. Fortune 500 companies, including Amazon, Lockheed Martin, Ball, Dick's Sporting Goods, UPS, and Darden Restaurants have chosen Goodyear as the place to be.

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