Registration Deadline: Registration closes 29 days prior to election day. If the form is submitted by mail, the form must be received by the County Recorder no later than 5 days after the last day to register to vote in that election or be postmarked 29 days or more before an election and received by the County Recorder by 7pm election day.
Party Affiliation: No party registration required for primary voting. Only voters registered with a participating political party may vote in the Presidential Preference Election.
VOTER REGISTRATION QUALIFICATIONS
Age: Must be 18 years of age or more on or before the day of the next regular General Election
Citizenship: Must be a United States Citizen
Residency: Must be a resident of Arizona and the county listed on your registration
Mental Competency: Must not be adjudicated incompetent
Felony Convictions: Must not be a convicted felon, unless your civil rights have been formally restored
List 1 - Sufficient photo ID including name and address (one required):
-Valid Arizona driver license
-Valid Arizona non-operating identification card
-Tribal enrollment card or other form of tribal identification
List 2 – Sufficient ID without a photograph that bear the name and address (two required):
-Utility bill of the elector that is dated within 90 days of the date of the election. A utility bill maybe be for electric, gas, water, solid waste, sewer, telephone, cellular phone or cable television
-Bank or credit union statement that is dated within 90 days of the date of the elections
-Valid Arizona vehicle registration
Indian census card
-Property tax statement of the elector's residence
-Tribal enrollment card or other form of tribal identification Arizona vehicle insurance card
-Valid United States federal, state or local government issued identification, including a voter registration card issued by the County Recorder
-Any mailing to the elector marked “Official Election Material”
List 3 – Mix & Match from Lists 1 and 2 (two required):
-Any valid photo identification from List 1 in which the address does not reasonably match the precinct register accompanied by a non-photo identification from List 2 in which the address does reasonably match the precinct register
-U.S. passport without address and one valid item from List 2
-U.S. military identification without address and one valid item from List 2
OBTAINING A VOTER REGISTRATION FORM
Online: Arizona EZVoter Online Registration
In person: Obtain and complete an Arizona Voter Registration form from County's Recorder Office
By mail/ in writing: Request registration materials from County Recorder's office of which you are a legal resident
VERIFYING YOUR VOTER REGISTRATION STATUS
Online: To verify your voter registration status, contact your County Recorder's Office or Verify Voter registration information online.
Phone: To verify your voter registration status, contact your County Recorder's Office
ABSENTEE BALLOT QUALIFICATIONS
Who can vote absentee:
-No excuse required to use an absentee ballot.
OBTAINING AN ABSENTEE BALLOT
Online: Complete application steps to register for absentee and early voting
In person: Visit your County's Recorder or Election Office
By mail: Print the form and mail the completed form to your county recorder.
Military and oversees voting: Complete the online application for Military and Overseas Citizens
Emergency Voting: Emergency early voting is permitted if an unforeseen circumstance occurs which would prevent an elector from voting at the polling place. Voters should contact their County Recorder for the procedure for emergency early voting occuring after 5:00 p.m. on the second Friday before the election.
SUBMITTING AN ABSENTEE BALLOT
Location and time: Ballot must be received by your County Recorder no later than 7pm on election day to be counted
Early voting qualifications: Early voting and absentee voting are interchangeable terms in AZ; refer to absentee policies
Verifying Registration: To verify your voter registration status, contact your county recorder or elections office or verify your voter registration online.
Deciding how to vote: http://www.votesmart.org/
Time off to vote: Employees may take leave from work for the purpose of voting if there are less than three consecutive hours between the opening of the polls and the beginning of the employee's regular work-shift or between the end of his regular work-shift and the closing of the polls.
Polling Place: https://voter.azsos.gov/
ID Requirements: Either one photo ID or two forms of ID with both name and address.
Problems with voting: Call 602-274-6287 or 1-800-927-2260
Verifying provisional ballot status: https://voter.azsos.gov/VoterView/ProvisionalBallotSearch.do
Verifying absentee ballot status: https://voter.azsos.gov/VoterView/AbsenteeBallotSearch.do