Election Day Reminder: Make sure your vote countsby Pima County News on Nov. 05, 2012, under Elections, Pima County, Southern Arizona, Tucson
Pima County voters will go to the polls Tuesday, Nov. 6, to make their choices on races from U.S. president to K-12 school boards, while weighing in on several important local and statewide initiatives.
Polls are open from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Election Day
Fewer voters are opting to cast ballots in person. Out of nearly 500,000 registered voters inPimaCounty, more than 308,000 vote-by-mail ballots were mailed out. As of Friday, roughly 200,000 ballots had been turned in.
Here are some answers to popular questions:
1) What should I do if I haven’t mailed my ballot back yet?
Please don’t put it in the mail.
You may drop it off at any polling location on Election Day or at one of three convenient Recorder’s Office locations:
• Downtown:115 N. Church Ave.
•East side:6920 E. Broadway Blvd.
• Country Club:6550 S. Country Club Road
2) How can I find my polling location?
Head to www.recorder.pima.gov and click on “Polling Location.”
3) What should I bring with me to the polling place?
Voters in 2004 approved a mandate that everyone voting at the polls must show proper identification. You must provide either:
a) one piece of identification that includes a photograph, your name and current address, such as an Arizona-issued driver’s license or identification card or a tribal enrollment card; or
b) two pieces of identification without photographs, which include your name and address, including a utility bill, a bank statement, vehicle registration, property tax statement or voter registration card.
For more specific information, please call 724-4330 or visit http://www.recorder.pima.gov/voter_faq_electionday.aspx#k
4) Can I see whether my early ballot has already been processed?
Yes you can. Head to the Recorder’s Office, www.recorder.pima.gov, and click on “Early Ballot Status.”
5) When will I know results?
Stay up-to-date by checking results at http://www.pima.gov/elections/results.htm