With less than a week to go before the Prescott city primary, the five candidates seeking seats on the City Council have raised a total of $86,957 toward their individual campaigns.
With just more than a week to go in Prescott’s mail-in primary, voters are casting their ballots in numbers that exceed the response two years ago.
Prescott voters who would like to have an early ballot mailed to them now have less than two days to make the request.
About 16% of Prescott voters opted to cast their ballots during the first week of voting for the Prescott City Council and Mayor positions.
By the last week of August, downtown pedestrians could be in for a “scramble” at the corner of Gurley and Montezuma streets.
Leading up to the Sept. 27 primary, the five candidates seeking office on the Prescott Council have raised more than $50,000.
For two decades or more, the preservation of Prescott’s scenic, open land has been a hot-button issue in City Council elections.
More than 30,000 ballots will begin making their way to Prescott voters today, as the Yavapai County Recorder’s office launches the City Council mail-in primary for the city.
While Prescott officials say proposed changes in the way the city tracks and manages its water portfolio would more accurately reflect reality, a City Council challenger sees them as “pro-growth.”