The City of Phoenix Runoff Election is Day is right around the corner. The Runoff Election is being held for Council District 5 and 8 vacancies because no candidate for Council Member in Districts 5 and 8 received a majority of the votes cast (50% plus one vote) at the March 12, 2019 election.
|Council Member District 5 Candidates||Betty Guardado||Vania Guevara|
|Council Member District 8 Candidates||Carlos Garcia||Mike Johnson|
Eleven voting centers will be open for the upcoming Runoff Election for registered voters who reside in Districts 5 and 8 to fill a vacancy for their Council seats. These locations, which can be found on Phoenix.gov/Elections, will be open on the following days and times:
- Saturday, May 18, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
- Monday, May 20, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
- Tuesday, May 21 (Election Day), 6 a.m. – 7 p.m.
A map and list of these locations can be found on Phoenix.gov/Elections.
Accessible voting devices that permit voters with disabilities to vote independently will be available at these sites. As a reminder, every qualified voter is required to show proof of identity at the polls before receiving a ballot. The acceptable forms of identification may be found at Phoenix.gov/Elections. Those who do not present acceptable identification may vote a provisional ballot at the polls, but may be required to present acceptable identification to an election official by 5 p.m. on the third business day after the election. Voted early ballots received in the mail may be dropped off at any voting center location before the polls close at 7 p.m. on Election Day.
Unofficial results will be released by the City after 8 p.m. on election night, Tuesday, May 21. The results will be displayed on Phoenix.gov/Results when received. The City will continue to process and tabulate early ballots and provisional ballots over the next several days after the election. The results on the Phoenix.gov website will be updated as updates are received beginning Thursday, May 23.
For more information about the election, contact the Phoenix City Clerk Department at 602-261-VOTE (8683), use the 7-1-1 Relay System, visit Phoenix.gov/Elections or follow on Twitter @PHXElections.