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Early Voting Begins on Wednesday Early Voting Begins on Wednesday <div class="ExternalClassC0EC7E0417BA40CB9059D8B2CC107672"><p>Early voting for the City of Phoenix Special Election/State General Election begins on Oct. 10, and mail-in ballots for the election will begin being mailed out that same day. The election is being conducted by the Maricopa County Elections Department for all registered voters in the City. City of Phoenix voters will have the opportunity to vote to fill a vacancy for Mayor for a term that expires Jan. 2, 2020 and on a ballot measure relating to Election Funding Disclosure Obligations, sometimes referred to as "Dark Money."</p><p>Mail-in ballots will be sent to voters on the Permanent Early Voting List (PEVL) and those who requested an early mail-in ballot. Voters who are not already scheduled to receive a ballot by mail can request an early ballot by mail no later than 5 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 26, by calling 602-506-1511 or on the internet at <a href="https://recorder.maricopa.gov/earlyvotingballot/earlyvotingballotrequest.aspx">Request.Maricopa.vote</a>.</p><p>Voted early ballots may be returned by mail or may be delivered to any of the Maricopa County Elections offices, the Phoenix City Clerk Department, to any early voting site, or to any polling place on Election Day. To be counted, voted early ballots must be received by an election official no later than 7 p.m. on Election Day.</p><p>In-person early voting also will be available weekdays from Wednesday, Oct. 10 through Friday, Nov. 2, during normal business hours at Maricopa County Elections offices and on the 15th Floor of Phoenix City Hall. If your early mail-in ballot was damaged or spoiled, you may exchange it at the early voting site. Accessible voting devices that permit voters with disabilities to vote independently will be available at this site.</p><p>For more information about the upcoming election, contact the Phoenix City Clerk Department at 602-261-VOTE (8683), visit <a href="/cityclerk/services/election-information">Phoenix.gov/Elections</a>, or use the 7-1-1 Relay System. Follow on Twitter @PHXElections.</p><p>For media inquiries, please contact Matt Hamada, Public Information Officer, 602-376-5899.<br></p><p><br></p></div>10/8/2018 7:00:00 PMMatt Hamada602-376-5899