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Public Notice of the City of Surprise, Arizona.

Notice is hereby given that the City of Surprise, Arizona will hold elections as follows:

General Election:

Tuesday, November 8, 2016
Consolidated Elections: The City of Surprise General Election ballot issue, which is a single question regarding the issuance of bonds payable from a secondary property tax, will be on the same ballot as County, State and Presidential.

View the Bond Authorization Special Election - Information Pamphlet
To learn more about the projects and costs included in the proposed $63 million bond question and for the ballot question language visit: www.surpriseaz.gov/surpriseforward.
Voter Registration Deadline: 
General Election - Monday, October 10, 2016 - 5:00 p.m.

Sample Ballots: Sample ballots will be made available for view on Maricopa Country Recorders site.

Visit www.maricopa.vote
*Please note the Primary Election was held on August 30, 2016
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Voter Registration and Outreach Information  

Early Voting/Satellite Location

 The early voting period for the 2016 General Election has begun, and the City Clerk’s Office at Surprise City Hall is a satellite voting location. All voters registered in Maricopa County can vote early in person at this location or drop off their completed early ballots.

Surprise City Hall is located at 16000 N. Civic Center Plaza. The clerk’s office is open for voting Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

In addition to the weekday hours, the Clerk’s office will be open for voting on the following Saturdays:
  • Saturday, October 22 – 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Saturday, October 29 – 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The last day to cast an early vote in person at Surprise City Hall is Friday, November 4. Completed early ballots can be dropped off through Tuesday, November 8 (Election Day).  

Voting on Election Day, Tuesday, November 8, 2016:

all voters must vote at their designated polling location. All polling locations will be open 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. and will have a ballot box for drop-off ballots. Voters are allowed to drop off early ballots at any polling place on Election Day.

Early ballots can be requested through Friday, October 28. Visit http://maricopa.vote  to request an early ballot, find your polling place and get additional election information.

For questions, please contact the Maricopa County Elections Department at 602.506.1511 or the Surprise City Clerk’s Office at 623.222.1200 or clerk@surpriseaz.gov.