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Early Voting Begins on WednesdayEarly Voting Begins on Wednesday<div class="ExternalClass8B7B9170BEB14EDA869FD4CEB78A95D8"><table cellspacing="0" width="100%" class="ms-rteTable-default"><tbody><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default" style="width:100%;"><p>Early voting for the May 21 City of Phoenix Runoff Election begins on April 24, and mail-in ballots for the election will be mailed out that same day. The election is being conducted by the Phoenix City Clerk's Office. Residents in District 5 will vote to fill its vacated Council seat for a term that expires April 19, 2021, while residents in District 8 will vote to fill its vacated Council seat for a term that expires April 17, 2023.<br></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 by submitting a signed, written request to the City Clerk Department. Request forms are available at <a href="http://lists.phoenix.gov/t/1406414/3675529/9432/3/">Phoenix.gov/Elections</a>, at City public service counters and libraries, or by calling the City Clerk Department at 602-261-VOTE (8683) or by using the 7-1-1 Relay System. Early Ballot requests must be <strong>received</strong> by the City Clerk Department no later than 5 p.m. on Friday, May 10. Voters can also check the status of their early ballot at <a href="http://lists.phoenix.gov/t/1406414/3675529/9432/6/">Phoenix.gov/Elections</a>.</p><p>Voted early ballots may be returned by mail or may be delivered to Phoenix City Hall, which is also an early voting site, or to any voting center location on May 18, 20 or 21 (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 will be available weekdays from Wednesday, April 24 through Friday, May 17, during normal business hours on the 15th Floor of Phoenix City Hall, 200 W. Washington St, Phoenix, AZ 85003. Accessible voting devices that permit voters with disabilities to vote independently will be available at this site. If your early mail-in ballot was damaged or spoiled, you may exchange it at the early voting site or request to replace the early ballot by calling 602-261-VOTE (8683).</p><p>Voting centers will be used for this election. For voting convenience, the voting centers will be open on Saturday, May 18; Monday, May 20 and Tuesday, May 21 (Election Day). Voting centers will be open May 18 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; May 20 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; and May 21 from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m.</p><p>A list and map of the voting centers are available at phoenix.gov/elections and in the Sample Ballot Pamphlet mailed to each resident's address where there is a registered voter unless all voters in the household have requested to obtain the Pamphlet electronically.</p><p>For more information about the upcoming election, contact the Phoenix City Clerk Department at 602-261-VOTE (8683), visit <a href="http://lists.phoenix.gov/t/1406414/3675529/9432/9/">Phoenix.gov/Elections</a>, or use the 7-1-1 Relay System. Follow on Twitter <a href="http://lists.phoenix.gov/t/1406414/3675529/18883/10/">@PHXElections</a>.<br></p></td></tr></tbody></table><p><br></p></div>4/23/2019 10:00:00 PMMatt Hamada602-376-5899