I believe that the city of surprise campanied for councilman sanders & jack hasting on the city’s website……….in violation of ARS 9-500.14
ARS 9-500.14. Use of city or town resources or employees to influence elections; prohibition; civil penalty; definitions
A. A city or town shall not spend or use its resources, including the use or expenditure of monies, accounts, credit, facilities, vehicles, postage, telecommunications, computer hardware and software,…… (Web Pages) ………, personnel, equipment, materials, buildings or any other thing of value of the city or town, for the purpose of influencing the outcomes of elections. Notwithstanding this section, a city or town may distribute informational pamphlets on a proposed bond election as provided in section 35-454 if those informational pamphlets present factual information in a neutral manner. Nothing in this section precludes a city or town from reporting on official actions of the governing body.