Learn about the March 13, 2018 Election in Maricopa County. Find out what is on your ballot, your voting options, and more!
|Location||Election Type||What's on the Ballot|
|City of Tempe||Ballot by Mail||3 Ballot Measures & 3 City Council Seats|
*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.
The City of Tempe is having an all Ballot by Mail election. This means that every eligible voter will automatically receive their ballot in the mail.Ballot Replacement Centers
Replacement ballots will be issued if the ballot is lost, spoiled, destroyed or not received. If a voter needs a replacement ballot or prefers to vote in person, ballot centers will be open through Election Day. Voters may also call the County Recorder's office to request a replacement ballot by mail.Find a Ballot Center
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. What if I have an emergency and can't vote on Election Day?
Early voting is available through 5pm the Friday before Election Day. If a voter cannot vote during the early voting period, emergency voting is available beginning 5pm the Friday before Election Day through 5pm the Monday before Election Day. Voters must sign an affidavit under penalty of perjury that they have an emergency that prevents them from voting on Election Day (voters do not need to disclose what the emergency is).4. Do I need ID to vote early?
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 More6. 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.