2019 March Election - Maricopa County
Learn about the March 12, 2019 elections happening in Maricopa County.
|Location||Election Type||What's on the Ballot|
|Phoenix||Vote Center||Mayoral and Councilmember|
|Goodyear||Ballot by Mail||Councilmember & Propositions|
*As of Aug 9, 2017, voter registration deadlines falling on a legal holiday or weekend move to the next immediate business day, pursuant to changes enacted by SB 1307.
All registered voters residing in the city will elect a Mayor in the Runoff Election to serve the remainder of a term, expiring April 19, 2021. City Council District 5 voters will elect a Councilmember to serve the remainder of a term that expires April 19, 2021, and registered voters residing in the City Council District 8 will elect a council member to serve the remainder of a term that expires April 17, 2023 (pursuant to a recent Charter amendment approved by voters and signed by the Governor).
The City of Phoenix Special Election is a voting center election. The voting centers for this election will be open for three days:
City voters on the Permanent Early Voting List (PEVL) will automatically receive an early ballot by mail unless they submitted a request to not receive a ballot by mail. Voters who are not on the PEVL also can vote by mail by requesting an early ballot from the City of Phoenix no later than Friday, March 1, 2019. Voters will be able to request an early ballot or check their early ballot status online or by contacting City of Phoenix Elections at 602-261-8683 (VOTE). In-person early voting will also be available on the 15th floor of Phoenix City Hall for this election from Wednesday Feb. 13, 2019 to Friday, March 8, 2019.City of Phoenix Vote Centers
The City of Goodyear March Election is a ballot by mail election. This means the county will automatically mail a ballot to every eligible voter, regardless if they requested it. At the March election, three seats on the City Council will be up for election. Councilmembers have a three-term limit, and serve staggered terms with the other three Council seats to ensure continuity. The city’s Mayor and Councilmembers are elected to serve four-year terms in a non-partisan election.
For the March 12 special primary election Goodyear City Hall will be open from 6:00 am until 7:00 pm on Election Day. Otherwise voting shall be conducted during regular business hours including the Monday prior to election day. If you do not receive a ballot, you have multiple options. You may come to Goodyear City Hall and request a ballot. You may also visit any Maricopa County Recorder’s office location to receive a ballot. Goodyear City Hall is located at 190 N. Litchfield Rd. In person replacement voting will begin on Saturday 3/2 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday 3/4-3/8, 8:00am – 5:00 pm, Mon 3/11, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm.
To receive a replacement ballot, contact the Maricopa County Recorder's office at 602-506-1511.
Polls are open from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Election Day. Don't forget your ID!2. Can I vote early?
Absolutely. If you are on the Permanent Early Voting List (PEVL), you will automatically receive a ballot in your mailbox beginning 27 days before the election. Voters not on PEVL may make a one-time early ballot request.3. Do I need ID to vote early?
It depends. If you vote early by mail, ID is not required. Your signature on the early ballot affidavit is compared to your voter registration record by the County Recorder to determine if the signature is valid.
ID is required if you vote early in person, or at a polling place or voting center on Election Day.
Military and Overseas voters have special voting rights under federal and state law (Uniformed & Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act (UOCAVA)). These rights include the use of a Federal Post Card Application (FPCA) to register to vote and request an early ballot as well as the use of a Federal Write-In Absentee Ballot (FWAB), which serves as an emergency back-up ballot. Learn More5. Do I have to vote everything on my ballot?
No, voters do not have to vote everything on their ballot. The votes they do cast will still be counted. However, we encourage voters to vote down the ballot as local races, propositions, judges, etc. can impact voters' daily lives.