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Consolidated Elections District 1 & 2 MeetingConsolidated Elections District 1 & 2 Meeting<div class="ExternalClass05FDB895269741F29309AD96BB529854"><table width="100%" class="ms-rteTable-default" cellspacing="0"><tbody><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default" style="width:100%;"><h1 style="text-align:center;"><strong style="font-family:"segoe ui semilight","segoe ui","segoe",tahoma,helvetica,arial,sans-serif;font-size:13pt;">PUBLIC ASKED TO PROVIDE INPUT ON PROPOSAL FOR ELECTION DATE CHANGES </strong></h1><p>The Phoenix City Council is seeking public comment on a proposal to change when City elections for Mayor and City Council, along with other measures, would be held. The change is being considered to potentially increase participation in city elections, since more voters tend to participate in the state elections, particularly in the November General Election. </p><p>The proposal is to move City elections from August and November of odd-numbered years, to the fall of even-numbered years which would be at the same time as the statewide elections. This is known as "consolidated elections." The proposal means City offices and measures would now appear on the same ballot with the races for federal, state, and county offices, and ballot propositions for the state and county. To make these changes happen, residents would need to vote to amend the City Charter on the state ballot this fall.</p></td></tr></tbody></table></div>4/18/2018 12:00:00 AM4/18/2018 1:00:00 AMMatthew Hamada602 376-5899Goelet A. C. Beuf Community Center, Multi-Purpose Room, 3435 W. Pinnacle Peak RdPUBLIC ASKED TO PROVIDE INPUT ON PROPOSAL FOR ELECTION DATE CHANGES The Phoenix City Council is seeking public comment on a proposal to change when City elections for Mayor and City Council, along with other measures, would be held. The change is being considered to potentially increase participation in city elections, since more voters tend to participate in the state elections, particularly in the November General Election. The proposal is to move City elections from August and November of odd-numbered years, to the fall of even-numbered years which would be at the same time as the statewide elections. This is known as "consolidated elections." The proposal means City offices and measures would now appear on the same ballot with the races for federal, state, and county offices, and ballot propositions for the state and county. To make these changes happen, residents would need to vote to amend the City Charter on the state ballot this fall.