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General election: What you need to know

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TUCSON (KVOA) -- Today is General Election Tuesday.

The Tucson City General and Special Election will be conducted as an all vote-by-mail election in Pima County.

Voters will decide on the offices of Council Members for Wards 3, 5, and 6. All qualified voters residing within the city limits (regardless of City Ward or party affiliation) may vote for all offices.

There are four propositions on the city ballot including 202, 203, 204 and 406.

Propositions 202 & 203 authorizes a one-tenth of one percent sales tax increase to fund improvements and creation of new exhibits at Reid Park Zoo. The proposed tax would generate an estimated annual revenue of up to $10 million.

Proposition 204, known as Strong Start Tucson, would increase the city's sales tax by 0.5 percent (half-cent) with no expiration date to fund early childhood education. The proposed half-cent tax increase would generate an estimated $50 million in annual revenue.

Proposition 406 proposes to increase the salary of the mayor from $3,500 per month to $5,775 per month, and the salaries of city council members from $2,000 per month to $3,300 per month.

The Tucson Unified School District is asking voters to approve a $180 million bond to fund upgrades to the district's 86 schools.

Voters in the Town of Oro Valley will decide on Proposition 454 which will authorize the issuance and sale of $17 million in bonds to fund improvements at Naranja Park.

If you didn't mail your ballot by last Wednesday's recommended deadline, you can drop it it off at any replacement ballot site or polling location today from 6 a.m. -7 p.m.

For more voter information on the general election, click here.

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