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Peoria voters soon will have the chance to help choose everything from leaders of school districts to leaders of the state—and country.

In school board races, five candidates will be on the ballot for the Deer Valley Unified School District board, with three seats open.

A robust field of nine candidates will fight for three Peoria Unified School District governing board seats.

The Peoria United Parent Council hosts a PUSD board meeting candidate forum at 6 p.m. Monday, Sept. 21. The virtual forum (no in-person attendance) can be viewed at the district’s YouTube channel: m.youtube.com/user/PUSDOfficialChannel.

Glendale Union High School District will not have an election, as only three candidates filed for the three seats that are open. LauraArita, Patti JoHussey and Pam Reicks will be appointed to the GUHSD board.

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.

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.