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Early Voting Begins on WednesdayEarly Voting Begins on Wednesday<div class="ExternalClassC5874C87F98B4A65A32DF0566EBB7A5E"><table cellspacing="0" width="100%" class="ms-rteTable-default"><tbody><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default" style="width:100%;"><p>Early voting for the August 27 City of Phoenix Special Election begins on July 31, 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.  City of Phoenix voters will have the opportunity to vote on two City propositions related to light rail and pensions.</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/1415006/4119508/9432/3/">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, August 16. Voters can also check the status of their early ballot at <a href="http://lists.phoenix.gov/t/1415006/4119508/9432/6/">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 August 24, 26, or 27 (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, July 31 through Friday, August 23, during normal business hours on the 15th Floor of Phoenix City Hall, 200 W. Washington St, Phoenix, AZ 85003. 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). Accessible voting devices that permit voters with disabilities to vote independently will be available at all voting locations.</p><p>Voting centers will be used for this election. For voting convenience, the voting centers will be open on Saturday, August 24; and continue on Monday, August 26 and Tuesday, August 27 (Election Day). Voting centers will be open August 24 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; August 26 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; and August 27 from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. Accessible voting devices that permit voters with disabilities to vote independently will be available at all voting locations.</p><p>A list and map of the voting centers are available at <a href="http://lists.phoenix.gov/t/1415006/4119508/9432/9/">Phoenix.gov/Elections</a> and in the Sample Ballot and Publicity Pamphlet (SBPP) mailed the week of July 22 to each resident's address where there is a registered voter unless all voters in the household requested to obtain the Pamphlet electronically. The SBPP contains a sample ballot insert. The sample ballot is for reference and<strong> IS NOT AN OFFICIAL BALLOT. </strong></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/1415006/4119508/9432/10/">Phoenix.gov/Elections</a>, or use the 7-1-1 Relay System. Follow on Twitter <a href="http://lists.phoenix.gov/t/1415006/4119508/18883/11/">@PHXElections</a>.<br></p></td></tr></tbody></table><p><br></p></div>7/30/2019 5:00:00 PMMatt Hamada602-376-5899