On Tuesday, November 7th, 2023, Maricopa County, Arizona will be holding jurisdictional elections.
In the Phoenix area, Election Day will be held for six cities and twenty-three school districts with numerous polling places opened to allow residents to cast their ballots.
The majority of the voting sites will remain open until 7 p.m., yet it is important to note that there are certain ballot drop boxes locations that close before then.
Voters can locate Election Day vote centers and drop boxes, which include wait times and operating hours, at Locations.Maricopa.Vote.
Who is taking part in the elections within Maricopa County’s jurisdiction?
On October 11th, all 1.9 million registered voters living in applicable areas received ballots via mail, regardless of whether they were on the Active Early Voting List or not.
As of Monday close of business, 404,000 ballots had been returned.
In Maricopa County, five cities – El Mirage, Glendale, Goodyear, Phoenix and Surprise – have bond questions on their jurisdictional election ballots. On the other hand, the Litchfield Park residents are asked to determine whether they should accept a city charter, as well as electing 14 members for the Board of Freeholders to support the charter formation process.
Furthermore, 23 school districts located in the Valley area are having elections regarding bonds, district additional assistance (DAA) overrides, and leases/sales/exchanges, as well as maintenance and operations (M&O).
In certain areas, there are multiple inquiries related to bond.
The ballots for the following school districts have issues:
Agua Fria Union District: Bond
Alhambra Elementary School District: Lease/site sale/exchange
Avondale Elementary School District: Bond
Deer Valley Unified District: Bond; Maintenance and Operations override
Fountain Hills Unified District: Bond; lease/site sale/exchange
Fowler Elementary District: Maintenance and Operations override
Gila Bend Unified District: Maintenance and Operations override
Gilbert Unified District: Bond; Maintenance and Operations override
Glendale Elementary District: Bond; Maintenance and Operations override; District Additional Assistance override; Lease/site sale exchange
Kyrene Elementary District: Bond; District Additional Assistance override
Liberty Elementary District: Bond
Litchfield Elementary District: Bond
Littleton Elementary District: Maintenance and Operations override
Madison Elementary District: Bond; Maintenance and Operations override
Mesa Public Schools District: Bond; Maintenance and Operations override
Osborn Elementary District: Bond; Maintenance and Operations override
Paradise Valley Unified District: Bond
Pendergast Elementary District: Bond; Maintenance and Operations override
Phoenix Union District: Bond
Queen Creek Unified District: Bond; Maintenance and Operations override; District Additional Assistance override
Scottsdale Unified District: Maintenance and Operations override
Tolleson Elementary District: Bond
Tolleson Union District: Bond