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Pinal County Identifies Errors with Early Ballots in Seven Municipalities

Over 60,000 incorrect ballots were sent to Pinal County voters. Pinal County Officials have identified errors with early voting ballots in some parts of the County. Issues are related to missing or inaccurate city and town contests in some jurisdictions and unincorporated areas.

These are human-caused errors, and affect Pinal County Voters in the following cities and towns:

  • Apache Junction
  • Casa Grande
  • Eloy
  • Mammoth
  • Maricopa
  • Queen Creek
  • SuperiorVoting officials have clearly defined that Maricopa County voters in Apache Junction and Queen Creek are not affected.Pinal County released a statement, “Here at Pinal County, we strive for excellence, trust, and transparency, particularly when it comes to elections, and we recognize the significance of these errors. We wish to reassure voters and candidates that election integrity is our top priority and as such, we are taking immediate corrective action for voters in the affected areas.”

    Affected voters will receive a supplementary ballot-by-mail with the correct municipal contests. Voters should still utilize the initial ballot for Federal, State, and Legislative contests. Any votes in municipal contests in the cities and towns listed above will not be registered on the original ballot, only on the supplementary ballot, which will be sent to all eligible voters.

    If your city, town, or area is not mentioned in the list above, you can disregard this issue and vote as normal, your ballot is not impacted.

My city or town is mentioned in the list above. What do I do?
Please vote as normal in all Federal, State, and Legislative contests on your ballot. If you have city or town contests on your ballot, you do not need to complete them. You will receive a supplemental ballot that you will need to complete to participate in the municipal election.

My city or town is not mentioned in the list as an impacted area.
If your city or town is not mentioned in the list above, you are not impacted and can continue to vote as normal.

I received a ballot with contests of a nearby city and town in which I am not eligible to vote in, what do I do?
Please complete the Federal, State, and Legislative contests on your card and vote as normal. Ineligible votes in contests for the cities and towns listed above will not be registered.

If you have any questions, please contact the Citizen Contact Center on 520-509-3555, or 311 when dialing within Pinal County. (Monday – Friday 8 am to 5 pm) or email [email protected].


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