Voting in Arizona
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- 1 Registration
- 2 Voting on Election Day
- 3 Absentee voting
- 4 Early voting
- 5 Election policy ballot measures
- 6 Recent news
- 7 See also
- 8 External links
- 9 References
For full information about voting in Arizona, contact the state election agency.
To vote in Arizona, you must meet the following requirements:
—Arizona Secretary of State
When and where
To be eligible to vote in an election you must register at least 29 days prior to the election. You can register in a number of ways:
- By printing a form;
- By mail; or
- In person at the county recorder in the county of your residence.
If this is your first time registering to vote in Arizona, you will need a proof of citizenship. The following documents are accepted:
—Arizona Secretary of State
As of May 2015, Arizona is one of 20 states that have implemented full online voter registration. Residents can register online at this website.
Voting on Election Day
- See also: Voter identification laws by state
To vote on Election Day, a valid proof of identification is required. A voter may either present one form of ID with the voter's name, address and photograph displayed, or two forms of ID that bear the name and address of the voter. The following are acceptable forms of photo identification:
—Arizona Secretary of State
There are additional forms of acceptable identification without a photo listed here.
- See also: State Poll Opening and Closing Times
- See also: Absentee voting
All voters are eligible to vote absentee in Arizona. There are no special eligibility requirements for voting absentee.
To vote absentee, an absentee ballot application must be received by the election office at least by 5 p.m. 11 days prior to the election. A returned absentee ballot must then be received by the elections office by 7 p.m. on Election Day.
Military and overseas voting
For full details regarding military and overseas voting, visit the Federal Voting Assistance Program.
- See also: Early voting
Arizona is one of 34 states that has early voting with no specific requirements as to who can vote early. Early voting begins 26 days before an election and ends at 5 p.m. on the Friday prior to Election Day. The average number of days prior to an election that voters can cast an early ballot is 21 days in states with a definitive starting date.
Election policy ballot measures
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Ballotpedia has tracked the following ballot measures relating to election and campaign policy in Arizona.
- Arizona Change of County Seat Referendum, Questions 306 and 307 (1914)
- Arizona Clean Elections, Proposition 200 (1998)
- Arizona Congressional Vacancy Elections Amendment, Proposition 101 (1962)
- Arizona Corporate Commission Appointment Amendment, Proposition 105 (1968)
- Arizona Election of County Officers, Proposition 4 (September 1922)
- Arizona Election of State Executive Officers, Proposition 105 (1988)
- Arizona Elections for Mine Inspector, Proposition 4 (October 1933)
- Arizona Eligibility for State Office, Proposition 103 (1988)
- Arizona General Election Date, Proposition 3 (September 1922)
- Arizona Initiative and Referendum, Proposition 104 (1998)
- Arizona Initiative and Referendum Petition Filing Deadlines Amendment, Proposition 100 (1984)
- Arizona Legislature to Specify Effective Dates for Some Laws, Proposition 100 (1996)
- Arizona Limiting Campaign Contributions, Proposition 200 (1986)
- Arizona Local Option for Alcohol, Proposition 8 (1950)
- Arizona Majority Rules, Proposition 105 (2008)
- Arizona Minimum Electors Amendment, Proposition 102 (1974)
- Arizona Nomination of Candidates, Proposition 2 (September 1922)
- Arizona Nominations Amendment, Proposition 100 (1980)
- Arizona Proposition 100 (1974)
- Arizona Proposition 101 (1974)
- Arizona Right to Vote By Mail, Proposition 205 (2006)
- Arizona Runoff Elections Amendment, Proposition 100 (1992)
- Arizona Simple Majority in Primary Elections, Proposition 3 (1924)
- Arizona State Official Voter Requirements Amendment, Proposition 102 (1972)
- Arizona State Tax Commission, Proposition 2 (1920)
- Arizona Suffrage and Right to Hold Office for Women Amendment, Questions 300 and 301 (1912)
- Arizona Taxpayer and Citizen Protection, Proposition 200 (2004)
- Arizona Top-Two Primary Initiative, Proposition 121 (2012)
- Arizona Vote Requirements for Initiatives and Referendums, Questions 100 and 101 (1916)
- Arizona Voter Protection, Proposition 105 (1998)
- Arizona Voter Registration by Driver's License Statute, Proposition 202 (1982)
- Arizona Voter Reward, Proposition 200 (2006)
- Arizona Voting in Primary Elections, Proposition 103 (1998)
This section displays the most recent stories in a Google news search for the terms "Arizona voting."
- Some of the stories below may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of Google's news search engine.
Elections in Arizona
- Arizona elections, 2016
- Arizona elections, 2015
- Arizona elections, 2014
- Arizona elections, 2013
- Arizona elections, 2012
- Fair Vote, "Congressional and Presidential Primaries: Open, Closed, Semi-Closed, and 'Top Two,'" accessed January 2, 2014
- Arizona Secretary of State, "Voter Registration and Education," accessed June 9, 2014
- Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
- Arizona Revised Statutes, "Title 16, Section 565," accessed January 3, 2014
- AZ.gov, "Early Ballot--Vote by Mail," accessed December 18, 2013
- Long Distance Voter, "Arizona Absentee Ballot Guide," accessed December 18, 2013
- Long Distance Voter, "Early Voting Rules: Arizona," accessed December 18, 2013
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