As citizens of Arizona and the United States, it is our responsibility to ensure that our elections are conducted with integrity. The Attorney General's Office is devoted to protecting our state's election laws and prosecuting anyone found guilty of voter fraud. The Scottsdale City Clerk is the filing officer for all Scottsdale election forms. This information is intended to provide you with the necessary information and requirements for the 2024 mayoral and city council elections. Candidates are encouraged to review the Constitution of the State of Arizona, the Arizona Revised Statutes, the Statutes of the City of Scottsdale, and the Scottsdale City Code for legal requirements related to candidates for elected office in Scottsdale.
We thank you for your interest in running for office in the 2024 Scottsdale mayoral and city council elections. Secretary of State Adrian Fontes, a vocal opponent of electoral conspiracy theorists, has declared that former Attorney General Mark Brnovich's handling of his team's election research was sufficient grounds for revoking his lawyer's license. The Arizona State Bar Association has confirmed that two complaints have been filed against Brnovich regarding reports that he withheld records that disproved allegations of voter fraud. If you believe that you have witnessed or been a victim of election fraud in Scottsdale, Arizona, you can file a complaint with the Attorney General's Office. To do so, you must first contact your local law enforcement agency or county attorney's office. They will then forward your complaint to the Attorney General's Office. Once your complaint has been received by the Attorney General's Office, it will be reviewed by their staff.
If they determine that there is sufficient evidence to support your claim, they will launch an investigation into the matter. During this investigation, they may request additional information from you or other witnesses. If the investigation reveals that there has been a violation of election law, the Attorney General's Office may take legal action against those responsible. This could include criminal charges or civil penalties. In some cases, they may also refer the case to another agency or organization for further action. It is essential to remember that filing a complaint about election fraud in Scottsdale, Arizona is not a guarantee that legal action will be taken.
However, it is an important step in preserving the integrity of our elections and ensuring that everyone's voice is heard.