Accessible Voting

This page is also provided in Spanish. Esta págnina tambien se dispone en español.

​Assistance for Voters with Disabilities

On Tuesday, March 12, 2019, the City of Phoenix will hold 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. This election is required by the Phoenix City Charter because no candidate for this office received the majority of votes cast in the Special Election held on Nov. 6, 2018. 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. 

Accessible voting devices that permit voters with disabilities to vote independently will be available for this election. These electronic voting devices allow voters to cast a ballot using a touch screen. Voters may also vote by listening to an audio version of the ballot and using a keypad designed for the blind and visually impaired to make choices. The touch screen and audio versions are both available in English and Spanish. 

Accessible voting equipment will be available at all voting centers and during in-person early voting. For individuals who wish to vote early in person rather than by mail, early voting will be available during business hours at Phoenix City Hall, 200 West Washington Street, 15th floor from Wednesday, February 13 through Friday, March 8.  All voting centers will have accessible voting equipment and will be open on Saturday, March 9, Monday March 11, and Election Day, Tuesday, March 12.  For additional information, call the City Clerk Department, Election Information line, at 602-261-VOTE (8683) or use the 7-1-1 Relay System​​. 

Alternative Format Sample Ballot Pamphlet
The Sample Ballot Pamphlet is made available in alternative formats upon request.  These alternative formats, including braille, large print, audio tape, compact disc and flash drive, upon request.

Alternative Format Ballots
The ballot is available in alternative formats, including braille and large print upon request. To request an alternative format of the pamphlet or ballot, please call the City Clerk Department, Election Information line, at 602-261-VOTE (8683) or use the 7-1-1 Relay System. Requests for alternative formats must be received by Friday, February 15, 2019. 

For additional information about the election, please call the City Clerk Department, Records and Election Division, at 602-261-VOTE (8683) or use the 7-1-1 Relay System, or email phoenixelections@phoenix.gov.