2012 Early Voting
The early voting dates to remember are: October 11 to Octobter 26. These are the dates which early ballots are mailed to registered voters who request one AND registered voters on the Permanent Early Voting List. To check if you are on the Permanent Early Voting List, contact your County Recorder or visit voter.azsos.gov; October 26 is the last day to request an early ballot from your County Recorder. Requests must be made by 5 p.m. November 1 is the last day to safely submit a voted early ballot by mail. November 6 is Election Day. Your voted early ballot must be received by either your County Recorder's office or ANY polling place in your county by 7 p.m.
Any registered voter in Arizona may vote early by one of two ways, the Permanent Early Voting List or by a One-Time Early Ballot Request.
Permanent Early Voting List
If you are on the Permanent Early Voting List, an early ballot will automatically be sent to the address your County Recorder has on file.
Check to see if you are on the Permanent Early Voting List by visiting voter.azsos.gov.
Election mail is non-forwardable. If you are on the Permanent Early Voting List and wish to receive your early ballot at an address different than your regular mailing address, contact your County Recorder to request that your early ballot be sent to the different address. If you are NOT on the Permanent Early Voting List and would like to be on it, contact your County Recorder.
One-Time Early Ballot Request
If you are NOT on the Permanent Early Voting List, and would like to request a one-time early ballot from your County Recorder, you may do so by telephone, mail, or fax. Online early ballot requests are also available in certain counties. When contacting your County Recorder to obtain an early ballot, make sure to include:
Your name and address as registered.
Date of birth and state or country of birth.
The election for which the ballot is requested.
Address where you are temporarily residing if applicable.
Your signature. Signatures are required for all early ballot requests except when requesting online.
Your County Recorder's contact information can be in this guide.
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