Election2020

As the election enters its stretch run, the group Save Our Schools will sponsor a candidate forum at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 30.

The event will be online at facebook.com/SaveOurSchoolsArizona.

The “Forum for Education” event features candidates from Legislative Districts 20 and 21.

From District 20, Senate candidates Paul Boyer of Glendale, the incumbent, and challenger Douglas Ervin of Phoenix are expected to participate, as well as Arizona House incumbents Anthony Kern of Glendale and Shawnna Bollick of Phoenix and challenger Judy Schwiebert of Phoenix.

From District 21, Senate candidates Rick Gray of Sun City, the incumbent, and challenger Brian Whitman of Peoria are expected to participate, as well as Arizona House of Representatives incumbent Kevin Payne of Peoria and challengers Beverly Pingerelli of Peoria,  Randy Miller of Sun City and  Kathy Knecht of Peoria.

In school board races, a robust field of nine candidates will fight for three Peoria Unified School District governing board seats.

The Peoria United Parent Council hosted a PUSD board meeting candidate forum Sept. 21.

The Nov. 3 election is the final election held between nominees of various parties, as well as nonpartisan races including school board elections, ballot propositions and initiatives.

Peoria voters will be asked to approve amendments to the city’s general plan.

Registered voters can vote by mail or in person. 

The Maricopa County Elections Department mailed military and overseas ballots Wednesday, Sept. 16.

The voter registration deadline is Oct. 5. 

The county will mail early ballots Oct. 7. 

In-person voting begins Oct. 7, through Election Day.

All voting locations will follow strict physical distancing and cleaning guidelines, according to the county.

Oct. 23 is the last day to request a ballot in the mail.

For more information, visit recorder.maricopa.gov/elections.

To check on your voting status, visit recorder.maricopa.gov/BeBallotReady.