Arizona Secretary of State - Ken Bennett


 
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Publications in Alphabetical Order

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Administrative Code, Arizona [Publication]
  Description: State agency, board and/or commission rules filed with the Public Services Division. The rules and material that accompany the rules filed are public records.
  Office Revision: Quarterly, current through 10-1
  Availability: Online - Free / Paper Subscription - order form

Administrative Procedure Act [Publication]
  Description: Arizona law that governs agency rulemaking activity. These are statutes made by the state Legislature.
  Office Revision: Updated every third quarter
  Availability: Online - Free / Paper - $2, order form

Administrative Register, Arizona [Publication]
  Description: State agency, board and/or commission rulemaking activity filed with the Public Services Division. The rulemaking packages that are filed with the office are a public record.
  Office Revision: Weekly, Friday
  Availability: Online - Free / Paper Subscription - order form

Advance Directives Guide [Publication]
  Description: File your advance directive for free with our office under A.R.S. § 36-3291 et seq. These directives are filed with the Business Services Division.
  Office Revision: August 2009
  Availability: Online - Free / Paper - Free, order here

Annual Report, Department of State, Office of the Secretary of State [Publication]
  Description: Secretary of State Annual Reports are posted online under A.R.S. § 41-4153. They are prepared by the Public Services Division. A paper copy of the annual report is available for interlibrary loan from the Arizona State Library, Archives and Public Records. Contact them at (602) 542-4035.
  Office Revision: December
  Availability: Online - Free

Arizona Blue Book [Publication]
  Description: The Office of the Secretary of State publishes the Arizona Blue Book under Arizona law. The book includes information about the executive, judicial and legislative branches and contact information for state agencies, boards and commissions.
  Office Revision: 2007-2008 edition
  Availability: Paper - $10 while they last

Arizona Constitution/US Constitution [Publication]
  Description: The Office of the Secretary of State publishes the Arizona and U.S. Constitutions for public use and educational purposes. It may be reproduced for educational purposes and is available online for download. Also available in large print.
  Office Revision: January 2011
  Availability: Online - Free / Paper - $2, Order Form

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Ballot Measures [Publication]
  Description: State ballot measures are printed in a publicity pamphlet prepared by the Election Services Division.
  Office Revision: Every election cycle; every statewide special election
  Availability: Online - Free / Paper - Free, mailed to every household in the state; regular, large print and Spanish editions available upon request

Biography, Secretary of State [Publication]
  Description: Secretary Bennett's biography is available for educational purposes and is available by contacting Administration. Other Secretary of State biographical information and photos are also available for educational purposes.
  Office Revision: Upon the election, re-election or appointment of a Secretary of State.
  Availability: Online - Free / Paper - Free, contact administration

Blue Book, Arizona See Arizona Blue Book.

Boards and Commissions Directory [Publication]
  Description: A state boards and commissions directory is available and published by the Public Services Division. The directory is published every six months in a publication referred to as the Semi-Annual Index of the Arizona Administrative Register.
  Office Revision: Twice a year. Released in January and July
  Availability: Online - Free / Paper - $7, order form

C

Campaign Contributions Limits [Publication]
  Description: The limits, which are also published in the Campaign finance filing guide, are posted online. These limits are revised by the Election Services Division.
   Availability: Online - Free / Paper- Free, Order Here

Campaign Finance, A filing guide for Arizona's Campaign Finance Web-Based Reporting System (Campaign Contributions/Expenses) [Publication]
  Description: Adjusted campaign contribution limits for use in the 2011-2012 election cycle are included in the 2012 update to this publication. Arizona Revised Statutes § 16-905 specifically provides for the contribution limits to be adjusted for inflation by the Secretary of State every two years.
   Office Revision: July 2012
   Availability: Online - Free / Paper- Free, Order Here

Candidates & Political Committees Handbook [Publication]
  Description: This handbook aids in the understanding of the requirements for running for statewide or legislative office in Arizona. Topics include voting, candidate information, candidate qualifications, and initiatives and referenda. It is prepared by the Election Services Division.
  Office Revision: October 2011
  Availability: Online - Free / Paper- Free, Order Here

Charitable Organizations Law [Publication]
  Description: Links are provided to Arizona Revised Statutes, Title 44 Trade and Commerce, Chapter 19 Solicitation of Funds for Charitable Purposes. The law explains the filing requirements with the Business Services Division.
  Office Revision: Updated by the Legislature.
  Availability: Online - Free

Contracted Fundraiser Law
  Description:
  Office Revision:
  Availability: Online -

Constitution, Arizona and U.S. See Arizona Constitution.

County Recorders Contact Information
  Description: Contact your county recorder.
  Office Revision: As needed.
  Availability: Online - Free

D

Duties of the Secretary of State [Publication-Brochure]
  Description: Duties of the office are established in the Arizona Constitution and Arizona Revised Statutes.
  Office Revision: n/a
Availability: Online - Free / Paper Copy - Free
  Brochure [pdf]

E

Election Archive - Election Information [Publication]
  Description: Election cycle information is archived online. The information includes ballot measures, judges that were up for retention and voter information and initiatives or referendums that were part of an election cycle.
  Office Revision: Information for each election is archived at the end of an election cycle.
  Availability: Online - Free

Election Canvass - Official Election Results
  Description: Election canvass' are prepared by the Election Services Division based on statewide election results received from Arizona's 15 counties. The official canvass certifies all federal and state offices and proposed constitutional amendments and initiated or referred measures.
  Office Revision: The general election canvass is conducted pursuant to A.R.S. § 16-648, on the fourth Monday following the general election. The primary election canvass is conducted under A.R.S. § 16-645 (B).
  Availability: Online - Free

Election Procedures Manual [Publication]
  Description: The Secretary of State's Office publishes this booklet as an instructions and procedures manual for electronic voting systems in the state of Arizona.
  Office Revision: 2012 Copper Edition
  Availability: Online - Free

Election Results - see Election Canvass

Elections and Electors - Initiative, Referendum and Recall, See Initiative, Referendum and Recall Handbook

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Financial Disclosure Statements, Instructions for [Publication]
  Description: This handbook aids in the understanding of filing requirements in the Election Services Division for Financial Disclosure Reports as a candidate and public officer in the State of Arizona.
  Office Revision: November 2012
  Availability: Online - Free / Paper Copy - Free, Order Here

Financial Disclosure Statement Form [SOS Form]
  Description: For use by public officers and candidates of the State of Arizona to file with the Election Services Division.
  Office Revision: October 2012
  Availability: Online - Free / Paper Copy: Free, Order Here

G


Governor's Proclamations, Executive Orders Archive [Publication] - See Semi-Annual Index


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Hand Count & Early Ballot Audit, Precinct [Office Report]
  Description: This report includes the hand count tally sheet and cululative sheet.
  Office Release Date: November 2013
  Availability: Online - Free

Help America Vote Act (HAVA) State Plan [Publication]
Description: This publication contains information on the Help America Vote Act Plan that was submitted to the federal government. Arizona was one of the first states to release a comprehensive HAVA Plan.
  Office Release Date: May 15, 2003
  Availability: Online - Free

I

Initiative, Referendum and Recall [Publication]
  Description: This publication contains information on initiative, referendum, and recall found in the Arizona Constitution and Arizona Revised Statutes. It provides instructions on how to prepare initiatives and referendums that are filed with the Election Services Division.
  Office Revision: November 2011
  Availability: Online - Free / Paper Copy: Free, Order Here

Independent Expenditures, A Handbook to [Publication]
  Description: Corporations, LLCs and labor organizations making independent expenditures should refer to this publication for useful information. It includes an introduction to the Election Services Division web-based reporting system.
  Office Revision: October 2011
  Availability: Online - Free / Paper Copy: Free, Order Here

Identification at the Polls [Flyer]
  Description: This flyer contains the information required for identification when voting at the polls in the state of Arizona.
  Availability: Online - Free

J

K

Kids SOS Activity Book [Publication]
  Description: SOS for kids is a publication that teaches children about the State of Arizona, state symbols and state songs. Included is a section about Arizona's Five Cs.
  Office Revision: January 2012
  Availability: Online - Free / Paper Copy: Free, Order Here

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Landlord and Tenant Act, Residentaial
The Secretary of State's Office no longer provides paper copies of The Residential Landlord and Tenant Act. This publication can be obtained from the Arizona Department of Housing.

Limited Partnership Acts - Business Services - Free
Lobbyist Forms - Election Services - Free

Lobbyist Handbook
[Publication]
  Description: This publication contains lobbying definitions, statutes, and lobbyist forms for those interested in how to register as a lobbyist and file with the Election Services Division.
  Office Revision: November 2012
  Availability: Online - Free

Lobbyist List - Election Services - Call for current pricing

M

Mobile Home Parks Landlord and Tenant Act - Public Services - FREE ONLINE LINK

N

Notary Public Reference Manual [Publication]
  Description: Arizona notaries are required to keep and use this manual. Forms are included to apply or renew a commission; change an address or change a name on a commission.
  Office Revision: November 2012
   Availability: Online - Free / Paper - Free, Order Here

O

Oaths of Office, Loyalty Oaths - Administration - 10 cents per page See A.R.S. § 41-126 . Fees; expedited services
Open Meeting Law - Administration

P/Q

Policy Statements, Agency
  Description: Substantive policy statements are written expressions which inform the general public of an agency's current approach to administrative rule or regulation practice. Substantive policy statements are advisory only under A.R.S. § 41-1013(B)(14). They are filed with the Public Services Division.
  Office Revision: Available as filed
  Availability: Online - Free / Paper Copy: Original filing 10 cents a page, Order Here

Precinct Hand Count & Early Ballot Audit [Office Report]
  Description: This report includes the hand count tally sheet and cululative sheet.
  Office Release Date: Sept. 7, 2006
  Availability: Online - Free

Press Releases - Administration
Procedures for Precinct Hand Count & Early Ballot Audit
Professional Employment Organizations - A.R.S. § 23-561 - Business Services

R

Regulatory Agenda
  Description: The office is required to post its yearly regulatory (rules-related) agenda online.
  Office Revision: Dec. 1
  Availability: Online - Free

Rulemaking Actions, A Guide to
Description: This guide explains the types of rulemaking actions that can be completed by a state agency rulewriter.
  Office Revision: As needed
  Availability: Online - Free

Rulemaking Manual, Arizona
Description: For use by Arizona rulewriters and those wanting to know how the rulemaking process works in the state - from the start of a rule to the final approval of a rule.
  Office Revision: 2004
  Availability: Online - Free

Rule Documents, Simplifying
Description: For use by rulewriters and those wanting to know the process of how rules are filed with the Public Services Division.
  Office Revision: 2009
  Availability: Online - Free

Residential Landlord and Tenant Act
  See Landlord and Tenant Act

Rules - Public Services
  FAQs
  History
  Proposed, public comments
  Rules on the Rulemaking Process in Arizona

S

Secretaries of State's Since Statehood
Description: A who's who guide of the public servants who have served as secretary of state.
  Office Revision: as needed
  Availability: Online - Free

Semi Annual Index - Public Services - Online free - Paper copy $7.00
Standing Committees - Q & A - Election Services

State Seal
  For school reports - Public Services
  Use & Restrictions, request to use - Administration

State Songs - Public Services
  Online ~ For Kids
  Brochure ~ Words Get Adobe Reader
  Sheet Music ~ How to purchase
  Rights to use the Song

State Symbols - Public Services
  Online
  Brochure Get Adobe Reader

Super PAC List - Election Services

T

Telephone Solicitation Law - Business Services - Free
Trade Names and Trademarks Handbook Get Adobe Reader- Business Services -
  Office Revision: Oct. 2010
  Availability: Online - FreePDF Reader Required/ Paper - Free, Order Here

U

Uniform Commercial Code (A.R.S. Title 47) - Business Services - Free

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Vote Count Verification Committee Designated Margins [Office Report]
  Description: This report includes the designated margins for early ballots.
  Availability: Online - Free

Voting Action Plan - Election Services - Free

Vote Registration Active Count Report [Office Report]
  Description: This report has the most active voter registration counts by county and party for each election cycle.
  Availability: Online - Free

Voter Registration Deadlines [Flyer]
  Description: Important voter registration deadlines are posted each election cycle.
  Availability: Online - Free

Voter Registration - Frequently Asked Questions - Election Services
Voter Registration - Arizona or Federal Voter Registration form - Election Services

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Welcome to the Office of the Secretary of State - Administration
  Online
  Brochure Get Adobe Reader

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PUBLIC RECORDS REQUEST: Public Records Request Form
Copies of public records are 10 cents per page unless otherwise noted. For more information refer to A.R.S. § 41-126 . Fees; expedited services and the Secretary of State's Rules.