First day of early voting
Web Producer: Janice Yu
TUCSON (KGUN9-TV) - Today is the first day of early voting for the Nov. 6, 2012 general election.
"The first wave of vote-by-mail ballots, to be mailed is over 295,000," said Ann Rodriguez, Pima County Recorder. "These ballots will be mailed out beginning on Thursday, October 11th and Friday, October 12th."
Voters should allow several days to receive their ballots. The last day to order a vote-by-mail ballots is Oct. 26.
This election ballot will over have 40 items, including candidates, 9 propositions, 22 judge retentions, and bonding issues, according to Rodriguez.
There are two methods for early voting. The first is to order a ballot to be mailed to your home. Once it's completed, put in the affidavit envelope and signed, it can be mailed back to the Pima County Recorder's Office. Voters that are on the permanent early voting list will automatically receive a ballot.
The second method is to visit any of the satellite early voting sites in Pima County. A list of sites and hours can be found at www.recorder.pima.gov.
Voters can long into the website or call the Pima County Recorder's office at 520-724-4330. Out of town residents may call 1-800-775-7462 and ask for extension 4330.