Nearly 100 Maricopa County vote centers are open this weekend

Posted 10/29/20

Maricopa County voters who have an issue preventing them from voting in-person on Election Day can visit any of the Vote Centers beginning at 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 30 through Monday at 5 p.m.

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Nearly 100 Maricopa County vote centers are open this weekend

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Maricopa County voters who have an issue preventing them from voting in-person on Election Day can visit any of the Vote Centers beginning at 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 30 through Monday at 5 p.m.

State law requires that a voter must provide identification and sign a statement attesting that they have experienced an emergency preventing them from voting on Election Day.

It is up to the voter to decide what qualifies as an emergency. Voters do not need to have an emergency to drop off their early ballot in its signed and sealed affidavit envelope over the weekend at any Vote Center or secure drop box across Maricopa County.

The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors approved the Election Day and Emergency Voting Plan on Sept. 16, 2020.

Nearly 100 locations are open Friday, October 30 and Saturday, October 31.

Around 20 locations will be open on Sunday, November 1, and nearly 150 locations will be open on Nov. 2.

Find a location at Locations.Maricopa.Vote.

Voters are no longer assigned one location. On Election Day, voters can choose from any of the 175 Vote Centers open across Maricopa County.

Maricopa County is expecting historic voter turnout with nearly 2.6 million voters eligible to participate.

Maricopa County has already seen an increase in early ballot returns, with more than 65 percent of early ballots requested already returned, totaling more than 1.4 million ballots.

The Elections Department has implemented enhanced safety protocols. In-person voters can expect to see locations large enough to allow for physical distancing.

Poll workers are required to wear masks, face shields and gloves, and frequently clean high-touch surfaces and sanitize pens after each use. Masks and gloves are available for all voters should they not bring their own.

For voters who have not returned their early ballot, they can still drop it off at a secure ballot drop box or at any Vote Center now through Election Day on November 3 at 7 p.m.

Voters also have the option to return their early ballot to any of the drive through drop boxes located throughout the County.

Find a drop box location at Locations.Maricopa.Vote.

Voters can track their early ballot by texting "Join" to 628-683 or visiting BeBallotReady.Vote.

We notify voters when their ballot has been received, signature verified and sent to be counted.

Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020. All vote centers will be open 6 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Visit BeBallotReady.Vote for more election information.