Arizona

Welcome Arizona voters! Below you will find your upcoming election dates, voter registration deadlines, state requirements for Voter ID, as well as information on online voter registration, automatic voter registration, vote-by-mail, early voting, and minor pre-registration.

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Primary Election Dates & Registration Deadlines

Party Primaries
Registration Deadlines
Same Day Registration
Mail-In Online In-Person
August 28 July 30 (postmarked) July 30 July 30 No

 

General Election Dates & Registration Deadlines

General Election Registration Deadlines
Same Day Registration
Mail-In Online In-Person
November 6 October 9 (postmarked) October 9 October 9 No

 

Online Voter Registration

Yes, Arizona has Online Voter Registration. You need an AZ drivers’ license or ID card. You can register online here.

Voter ID

Strict = if no identification, voter must take additional measures after Election Day to have ballot counted

Non-strict = if no identification, voter still has option to cast ballot that may be counted without additional measures by voter

Arizona has strict, non-photo ID requirements. Here are the approved forms of ID in the state of Arizona:

Voter must present one form of identification from List #1 OR two different forms of identification from List #2 or List #3.

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
  • Valid United States federal, state, or local government issued 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 may 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 election
  • 
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
Recorder’s Certificate
  • 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 & #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.

Vote-By-Mail

Arizona does have “no-excuse” vote-by-mail. You must request your ballot by the second Friday prior to an election, and the ballot must be received by Election Day.

Early Voting

Arizona has in-person early voting. Early voting begins 27 days prior to Election Day and ends then Friday prior to Election Day. Early voting takes place at Recorder’s Offices and other locations deemed necessary by Recorder. More information is available here.

Automatic Voter Registration (Motor Voter)

Arizona has no Automatic Voter Registration.

Minor Pre-Registration

No specific provision. Contact your state election officials for details.

Links to State-by-State Charts

2018 Election Dates & Deadlines

Online Voter Registration

Automatic Voter Registration

Vote By Mail

Early Voting

Voter ID

 

Content Updated Summer 2018

 

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