The City's next primary election will be held August 2, 2022. There are three Council Member seats open for election. Two candidates' names will appear on the ballot: Lisa Duvernay and Debbie Wilden. There is one official write-in candidate: Stephen DeWillis.
The City of Cottonwood's elections are by all mail ballot. The Yavapai County Election's department will begin mailing out ballots on July 6, 2022. Ballots may be returned by mail or dropped off at the Yavapai County Administration Building located at 10 South 6th Street, Cottonwood, Arizona. Ballots must be received by August 2, 2022, at 7 p.m.