Voters Should Prepare Now if Voting at the PollsVoters Should Prepare Now if Voting at the Polls<div class="ExternalClassBD7AF4F48C354F44A76AB63B94076D6E"><table cellspacing="0" width="100%" class="ms-rteTable-default"><tbody><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default" style="width:100%;"><p>Because Maricopa County will be conducting the upcoming Phoenix Special Council Election/State General Election, voters planning to vote at the polls must cast their ballot at the one, specific polling place designated for the precinct where they reside. The Phoenix Special Council Election is to fill a vacancy for City Councilmember in District 3 for a term that expires Jan. 2, 2020. This race will appear on the same ballot as the State General Election for Phoenix District 3 voters.</p><p>Polling places will be open on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 8, from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. The designated polling place for each residence is printed on the sample ballot that was recently mailed to households of registered voters who are not on the Permanent Early Voting List. Voters may also go online to <a href="http://lists.phoenix.gov/t/1312666/676756/18656/3/">Maricopa.vote</a> or call 602-506-1511 to find their polling place.</p><p>Accessible voting devices that permit voters with disabilities to vote independently will be available at these sites. As a reminder, every qualified elector is required to show proof of identity at the polling place before receiving a ballot. The acceptable forms of identification may be found at <a href="http://lists.phoenix.gov/t/1312666/676756/18656/6/">Maricopa.vote</a>. Voters who do not present acceptable identification may vote a provisional ballot at the polls, but may be required to present acceptable identification to an election official by 5 p.m. on the fifth business day after the election.</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p>For more information about the upcoming election or identification accepted at the polls, contact Maricopa County at 602-506-1511 or the Phoenix City Clerk Department at 602-261-VOTE (8683), use the 7-1-1 Relay System, visit <a href="http://lists.phoenix.gov/t/1312666/676756/9432/9/">Phoenix.gov/elections</a>  or follow on twitter @PHXElections.</p></div>11/2/2016 5:00:00 PMMatt Hamada602-262-6213