July 15, 2017
Mayor candidates, top from left: Mary Beth Hrin, Greg Mengarelli, and Jean Wilcox. Council candidates, middle row from left: Steve Blair, Connie Cantelme, and Phil Goode. Council candidates, bottom row from left: Greg Lazzell, Alexa Scholl, and Joe Viccica.
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Amount more than triples any previous Prescott election
With all of the campaign money from Prescott’s 2017 election season now recorded, the total collected for the August primary and November general election tops $300,000 — significantly exceeding any previous city election.
Turnout already 43%; voters’ ballots are due Tuesday
About 43 percent of Prescott voters have already cast their ballots, and remaining voters now have about three days until the deadline.
Campaign money on the rise
If campaign signs and flyers seem a bit more intense this year than usual, the amount of money going into the 2017 Prescott City Council election campaign is likely the reason.
With monitoring and modeling studies continuing, the Big Chino Water Ranch pipeline has been in a holding pattern for the past five years or so.
About a year ago, the Prescott City Council agreed to set aside $3.8 million in the 2017 city budget for open space acquisitions.
Prescott council, mayor hopefuls weigh in on Prescott Airport improvements
As the City of Prescott has focused on a need for heightened economic development, one deficiency has consistently emerged: the Prescott Municipal Airport.
Prescott council, mayor hopefuls weigh in on sales tax increase, and what happens if it fails
Framing much of the 2017 Prescott City Council campaign to date has been the city’s more than $78 million shortfall with the Public Safety Personnel Retirement System (PSPRS).