Early Voting Begins for August 2013 Council Election

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July 26, 2013 The following also is provided in Spanish. Lo siguiente también es provisto en español. Early voting begins on Thursday, Aug. 1, for the August 2013 City Council Election. Voters may cast an early ballot during business hours at Phoenix City Hall, 200 W. Washington St., 15th floor, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. starting Thursday, Aug. 1, through Friday, Aug. 23. Other early voting sites will be open on Saturday, Aug. 10 and Aug. 17. Those times, dates and locations are: Saturday, Aug. 10 – 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Mesquite Branch Library, 4525 E. Paradise Village Pkwy. Saturday, Aug. 10 – 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Pecos Community Center, 17010 S. 48th St. Saturday, Aug. 10 – 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., South Mountain Community Center, 212 E. Alta Vista Road Saturday, Aug. 17 – 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Adam Diaz Senior Center, 4115 W. Thomas Road Saturday, Aug. 17 – 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Devonshire Senior Center, 2802 E. Devonshire Ave. Saturday, Aug. 17 – 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Paradise Valley Community Center, 17402 N. 40th St. Approximately 208,000 Phoenix voters who are on the permanent early voting list (PEVL) will begin to receive early ballots beginning Thursday, Aug. 1. If residents are not on the PEVL and wish to receive an early ballot by mail, request forms are available online at phoenix.gov/elections and at city public service counters and libraries. A signed, written request must be received by Friday, Aug. 16. Voted early ballots must be received by the City Clerk no later than 7 p.m. on Election Day. Voters are advised to allow sufficient time for mail delivery by Election Day. Voted early ballots also may be delivered to early voting or voting center locations during voting hours. In addition, voters are reminded to take the time needed to consider and mark their ballot, but voters who complete their ballots early are encouraged to return the ballot as soon as it is voted. Returning voted ballots as early as possible provides more time for signature verification and processing so that final results are available sooner. Accessible voting devices that permit voters with disabilities to vote independently will be available at the early voting sites and voting center locations. For more information about the August election, contact the City Clerk Department at 602-261-VOTE (8683), TTY 602-534-2737 or visit phoenix.gov/elections. Media Contact: Stephanie Ribodal Romero 602-261-8512

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