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July 27 Last Day To Register To Vote For August 2015 Phoenix ElectionJuly 27 Last Day To Register To Vote For August 2015 Phoenix Election<div class="ExternalClass7F57FCBCCF774CA9A6D5BD9C8A2A7600"><p>​July 27 is the last day to register to vote for residents wanting to participate in the Aug. 25 Phoenix Mayor and City Council Election. Voters will elect a mayor and council members in four districts, and decide five ballot measures. <br><br>To be eligible to vote, a person must be a registered voter and reside within Phoenix at least 29 days immediately prior to the election. Residents can register to vote online at servicearizona.com or they can pick up voter registration forms in person at most libraries and government facilities, including Phoenix City Hall, 200 W. Washington St., 15th Floor. The forms must be mailed or delivered to the City Clerk department.  Registration forms also are available from the Maricopa County Recorder’s Office at recorder.maricopa.gov/elections/registrationform.aspx. Residents with questions about voter registration can contact the Maricopa County Elections Department at 602‑506‑1511.<br><br>All voters in the city will elect a mayor and decide five ballot measures, including two proposed amendments to the City Charter related to pension reform and electronic payments.  Other ballot measures relate to the General Plan, an Alternate Expenditure Limitation, and a Comprehensive Transportation Plan. Voters residing in City Council Districts 1, 3, 5 and 7 will elect councilmembers. There is no election for councilmember in Council Districts 2, 4, 6, and 8 this year because the terms of the council members are staggered.<br><br>Residents may visit phoenix.gov/mayorcouncil/find-my-council-district or call 602-261-VOTE (8683) to determine the district in which they reside. If no candidate receives a majority of the votes cast for an office in the August election, a runoff election will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 3.<br><br> Because of the number and length, the ballot for this election will be longer than usual as it must include the full text of two charter amendments – Propositions 102 and 103.<br><br>The official ballot will be three double-sided pages. However, voters will be able to mark their choices for all races and ballot measures on the front and back of the first sheet of the ballot. Voters only need to return that first sheet of the ballot for counting.<br><br>Eligible voters on the Permanent Early Voting List (PEVL) will begin receiving their early ballots by mail on Thursday, July 30.  In-person early voting also begins on July 30 at Phoenix City Hall during normal business hours. Residents not on the PEVL may vote early by submitting a request form, which is available at phoenix.gov/elections and at city public service counters and city libraries.  This form must be returned to the City Clerk by 5 p.m. Friday, Aug. 14.<br><br>Also, a Sample Ballot and Publicity Pamphlet will be mailed the week of July 20 to voters unless a voter has requested to obtain the pamphlet electronically. The pamphlet will have all voting locations and the dates and times each are open. The Sample Ballot and Publicity Pamphlet also is available online at <a href="/cityclerk/services/election-information">phoenix.gov/elections</a> or from the City Clerk Department.<br><br>More information about the August election is available by contacting the City Clerk Department at 602-261-VOTE (8683), or by using the 7-1-1 Relay System, following on Twitter  @PHXElections or visiting phoenix.gov/elections.</p></div>7/20/2015 6:00:00 PMYvette Roeder602-501-0620