Vice Mayor Eric Orsborn, who owns a small construction business, is the incumbent in District 6. He is being challenged by Gregory Smith, a semiretired adjunct professor of accounting and business at Estrella Mountain Community College.
Voters also will be asked to negate the necessity of holding a home-rule-option election every four years.
In this election, voters will be asked to permanently give the city that authority instead of revisiting it on the ballot every four years. A yes vote does not increase taxes.
The Arizona Republic reports the candidates’ position on the local issues.