Voting In Arizona

GENERAL ELECTION (MIDTERM)
November 6, 2018
VOTER REGISTRATION DEADLINE
October 22, 2018

 

 
VOTER REGISTRATION

ID required to register?

ID REQUIRED. First-time registrants are required to provide a valid Arizona Driver's License or Non-Driver State ID card issued after October 1, 1996. Otherwise, voters are required to provide proof of citizenship. Go here for more info.

Voters who cannot prove their citizenship may still register to vote using the Federal Form, but will only be allowed to vote in Federal Elections.

NOTE: ID REQUIRED to register to vote online.

Online Registration?

YES. Voters can register to vote or update their information ONLINE. Voters must have a valid Arizona Driver's License or non-driver State ID to register online.

REGISTRATION DEADLINE
Twenty-nine (29) days before Election Day.

Paper Form Registration

Voters who want to find out about registering in-person, or who need more information can go HERE. Or they can contact their County Election Officials.

Registration Form (English/Spanish)

Address Confidentiality Program Members can register via the ACP Process.

REGISTRATION DEADLINE
By Mail: Postmarked twenty-nine (29) days before Election Day.
In-Person: Twenty-nine (29) days before Election Day.

Election Day Registration

NO. Contact your state representatives and ask them to allow all Arizona voters to register to vote at their polling place on Election Day.

Automatic Registration?

NO. Contact your state representatives and ask them to enact automatic voter registration in Arizona.

Have you moved?

If a registered voter has moved within the state of Arizona but has not updated their voter registration information.

NEW Address, SAME Polling Place
Voters can vote at their usual polling place after confirming their change of address regardless of how close to the election they moved.

NEW Address, SAME County, NEW Polling Place
Voters can vote a Provisional Ballot at the polling place associated with their new address. Voter must show identification with their name and current address within the precinct.

NEW Address, NEW County
Voters who move to a new county less than twenty-nine (29) days before a Primary, General, or Runoff election can vote at their old polling place.

Click HERE to find your polling place.

Pre-Register Youth?

LIMITED. A voter may register to vote if they will be eighteen (18) on or before the next Election.

Contact your state representatives and ask them to allow voters to pre-register to vote after they turn sixteen (16).

VOTING

ID required to vote?

PHOTO ID REQUIRED. Voters must present either one (1) form of photo ID or two (2) forms of non-photo ID from from an approved list. A voter without ID may vote a provisional ballot, but must return to the polling place on Election Day or go to a County Election Office within five (5) days to prove their identity. Click HERE for more info.

Voters who are struggling to get an ID from the State of Arizona can get outside help from Spread the Vote, VoteRiders, or Carpool Vote.

Absentee Voting

YES. Arizona is a No-Excuse Absentee Voting state which means all registered voters can request an absentee ballot.

Voters may request an absentee ballot for a single Election or be put of a Permanent Early Voting List when they register to vote or update their registration info on a paper form or ONLINE. For more info on absentee voting, voters can contact their County Election Officials.

APPLICATION DEADLINE
Received by the second Friday before Election Day,

Vote-by-Mail?

YES. Arizona is a No-Excuse Absentee Voting state which allows all registered voters to Vote-by-Mail if they choose.

See ABSENTEE VOTING for more info.

Early Voting?

YES. All registered voters may early vote In-Person. Check with your County Election Officials for hours and locations.

BEGINS: Twenty-six (26) days before Election Day.
ENDS: 5:00pm on the Friday before Election Day.

NOTE: Early ballots can be also dropped off at any polling place WITHIN the voter's county during this period.

Primary Election Rules

STATE-LEVEL & CONGRESSIONAL PRIMARIES
• Voters who are registered as nonpartisan/independent may vote any party's ballot EXCEPT Libertarian.
• ONLY voters registered as Libertarian may vote for a Libertarian candidate.
• Voters registered in a recognized political party may only vote their party's ballot.

PRESIDENTIAL PRIMARIES
Voters must be affiliated with a particular party to vote in its primary.

Youth Vote in Primary?

NO. Contact your state representatives and ask them to allow all voters who will be eighteen (18) on or before any Election to vote in the preceding Primary Election.

 

 

Student Voters

Students attending college in Arizona should visit the CAMPUS PROJECT for more information on registering to vote and voting in Arizona.

Military/Overseas

Military and Overseas Voters should go to the Federal Voting Assistance Program website for more information on registering to vote and voting in Arizona.

Felony conviction?

Voters convicted of their FIRST felony have their right to vote automatically restored after:

  • completing their term of incarceration
  • completing their parole
  • completing their probation
  • paying all court costs, fines, and/or restitution

NOTE: Voters convicted of two or more felonies must wait TWO (2) years before applying to have their rights restored.

ADDITIONAL INFO
• Voters can use the Campaign Legal Center's website to Restore Your Vote.
• Voters who lost their right to vote MUST re-register to vote.

Voters With Disabilities

Voters with disabilities can request assistance to register to vote with 72 hours notice to their County Election Office. For more information on voting with disabilities, voters should go HERE and HERE.

 

 

DISCLAIMER: We try to have the most current and complete information. But, if you think something is incorrect or incomplete, please feel free to LET US KNOW so we can correct it. Furthermore, we encourage voters to contact their state election officials if they have any questions.