Get Ready to Vote

Roxy Banta

The Sun Lakes Democratic Club will be meeting on Monday, July 11, with great local candidates scheduled to speak on issues that impact your everyday life. We look forward to seeing you.

Here is your Primary Election Timeline:

July 5: Voter registration deadline

July 6: Ballots mailed and drop boxes available

July 22: Last day to request a ballot in the mail

July 26: Last day to mail back your ballot

Aug. 2: Primary Election Day

To find your voter registration and personalized election information, go to

Independent voters can request a partisan ballot for the Primary Election at

We have lots of volunteer opportunities in your neighborhood and beyond. Contact Weldon Knape at the Sun Lakes Democratic Club at [email protected].

The Sun Lakes Democratic Club meeting will be held July 11 in the Navajo Room at the Sun Lakes Country Club, with a meet and greet starting at 6:30 p.m., followed by the meeting at 7 p.m. Our meetings are always open to the public (masks are recommended). We offer in-person as well as hybrid (Zoom*) meetings. We also will continue food and/or monetary donations to Matthew’s Crossing Food Bank with a drop-off point in the parking lot at Sun Lakes Country Club.

Speakers for July:

Adrian Fontes, Candidate for AZ Secretary of State

Mr. Fontes, the former Maricopa County Recorder, will discuss his candidacy for AZ Secretary of State in the 2022 election. As the former County Recorder, Mr. Fontes ran the 2020 election for Maricopa County successfully and brings his expertise to this state office.

Julie Gunnigle, Candidate for Maricopa County Attorney

Ms. Gunnigle was the 2020 Democratic candidate for this office, losing to the late Allister Adel by 1.5% points. She is running to win this seat and end corruption, backlogs, and ineffectiveness in this office.

Jennifer Pawlik, LD 17 AZ House Representative

Rep. Pawlik will update us on the 2022 Legislature and the state budget. As a teacher, she will provide insight to the status of education in our state and why she is running for re-election as an LD 13 House Representative.

Cindy Hans and Michael Morris, Candidates for the Democratic nomination, AZ LD 13 Senate

Ms. Hans and Mr. Morris are in a contested primary for Democratic nomination for the LD 13 AZ Senate Seat.

Also in attendance will be Chandler City Council, Chandler Unified School District School Board, and U.S. House CD 5 candidates to address those races in 2022.

If you have any questions, please call Roxy Banta at 480-899-5696 or email [email protected].

*Please email [email protected] for the Zoom link. Provide your name, email address, and phone number.