October 26, 2020

Vote by mail deadline is here

Election officials say get your ballot in the mail by Oct. 27.

2020 ballot with Pen 2 hero Your Vote 2020: Mail-In Ballot
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The deadline to get ballots in the mail is Tuesday, Oct. 27, according to Arizona election officials. That is seven days before Election Day and officials said that gives the U.S. Postal Service enough time to deliver the ballot.

Arizona law says ballots must be received, not just postmarked, by Election Day.

If you cannot get your ballot in the mail by Tuesday, you can still vote.

Early ballots can be dropped off at any early voting site. They can also be dropped off at any polling location on Election Day.

If you did not request an early ballot, but still want to vote before Election Day you can do that at any early polling center.

Election officials remind everyone that their vote is secret, there is no way for anyone to determine who you voted for.

Whether or not you cast a ballot, early or on Election Day, is a matter of public record.

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