PHOENIX – With the filing period to appear on the ballot for the March 17, 2020 Presidential Preference Election fast approaching, the Arizona Secretary of State’s Office is now scheduling appointments with potential candidates to process their nomination documents.
The only political party participating in the 2020 PPE is the Democratic Party, therefore only candidates from the Democratic Party may be nominated to appear on the PPE ballot. In addition, only voters registered with the Democratic Party by the voter registration deadline of Feb. 18, 2020 will be eligible to vote in the 2020 PPE.
The PPE candidate filing period runs from Nov. 8, 2019 through Dec. 9, 2019. Candidates must submit the following documents before the filing deadline:
- The PPE candidate nomination paper; and
- Either: PPE nomination petitions with a sufficient number of signatures; or the Notice of Candidacy paper and certificates of PPE ballot qualification from at least two other states.
Candidates can make an appointment to file the required documents in-person by calling 602-542-8683. Candidates may also file their documents by mailing them to:
Office of the Secretary of State
1700 E. Washington St. Fl. 7
Phoenix, AZ 85007
Additional information, including the Running for U.S. President in Arizona Candidate Guide is available here: https://azsos.gov/elections/running-office/running-federal-office