March 2019 Special Election

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On Tuesday, March 12, 2019, the City of Phoenix will conduct a Special Election. All registered voters residing in the City of Phoenix will elect a Mayor in the Runoff Election to serve the remainder of a term that expires April 19, 2021. Registered voters residing in the City of Phoenix, Council District 5 will elect a Councilmember to serve the remainder of a term that expires April 19, 2021, and registered voters residing in the City of Phoenix, Council District 8 will elect a Councilmember to serve the remainder of a term that expires April 17, 2023 (pursuant to a recent Charter amendment approved by voters and signed by the Governor).

Voting Centers

This City of Phoenix Special Election will be a Voting Center election. The voting centers for this election will be open for three days: 

  • Saturday, March 9 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

  • Monday, March 11 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

  • Tuesday, March 12 (Election Day) from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Early Voting

City voters on the Permanent Early Voting List (PEVL) will automatically receive an early ballot by mail unless they submitted a request to not receive a ballot by mail. Voters who are not on the PEVL also can vote by mail by requesting an early ballot from the City of Phoenix no later than Friday, March 1, 2019. Voters will be able to request an early ballot or check their early ballot status online or by contacting City of Phoenix Elections at 602-261-8683 (VOTE)​. In-person early voting will also be available on the 15th floor of Phoenix City Hall for this election from Wednesday Feb. 13, 2019 to Friday, March 8, 2019.

Sample Ballot Pamphlet

The City will prepare and distribute a Sample Ballot Pamphlet. Voters who requested to obtain the pamphlet electronically, which reduces printing and mailing costs, will receive an e-mail notice when the pamphlet is available online at Voters can add their names to the list or update their email address by visiting the City's election webpage or by calling the City Clerk Department at 602-261-8683. A pamphlet will be mailed to each residence in the City that has a registered voter who is not receiving the pamphlet electronically. The pamphlet will be distributed the week of Feb. 4, before early ballots are mailed.