Registration Deadlines
Voter Registration Deadline
(A.R.S. § 16-120(A))
Election (A.R.S. § 16-204(E))
February 20, 2024Last day to register to vote for March 19, 2024 Presidential Preference Election at 11:59 p.m.
April 22, 2024Last day to register to vote for May 21, 2024 Election at 11:59 p.m.
July 01, 2024Last day to register to vote for July 30, 2024 Primary Election at 11:59 p.m.
October 07, 2024Last day to register to vote for November 5, 2024 General Election at 11:59 p.m.

Candidate Legal Challenges

A candidate’s nomination may be challenged pursuant to A.R.S 16-351. The deadline to file a legal challenge is April 18, 2022 at 5:00 p.m.

If nomination petition signatures are challenged, County Recorders are responsible for reviewing the challenged signatures. The Secretary of State’s Office provides a Petition Verification Guide to help ensure consistency across the county review process. Please contact the county if you have additional questions on what they review.

Below is a list of lawsuits filed against federal, statewide, and legislative candidates during the 2022 challenge period:

Race Case Name Case # Challenged Outcome
Secretary of State (REP) Hansen v. Finchem CV2022-004321
Maricopa
No Signatures Challenged Case Dismissed (Affirmed)
Congress D5 (REP) Goode v. Biggs CV2022-004327
Maricopa
No Signatures Challenged Case Dismissed (Affirmed)
Congress D9 (REP) Costello v. Gosar CV2022-004325
Maricopa
No Signatures Challenged Case Dismissed (Affirmed)
State House D16 (REP) Myers v. Biggs CV2022-004794
Maricopa
272 Challenged
(668 Submitted)
Candidate Withdrawn
State House D23 (REP) Wolff v. Pembleton CV2022-004800
Maricopa
140 Challenged
(415 Submitted)
Removed from Ballot (Appeal Dismissed)
State Senate D8 (REP) Wakely v. Howard CV2022-004817
Maricopa
443 Challenged
(767 Submitted)
Removed from Ballot (Affirmed)
Congress D9 (REP) Gosar v. Dowling CV2022-004822
Maricopa
1,335 Challenged
(2,294 Submitted)
Case Dismissed
Congress D9 (REP) Gosar v. Kutz CV2022-004819
Maricopa
825 Challenged
(2,004 Submitted)
Case Dismissed
State House D2 (REP) Fremouw v. DeSanti CV2022-004838
Maricopa
156 Challenged
(453 Submitted)
Removed from Ballot
Congress D1 (DEM) McAdams v. Sykes Torres CV2022-004832
Maricopa
1,419 Challenged
(2,542 Submitted)
Candidate Withdrawn
State House D27 (REP) Howard v. Griffin CV2022-004844
Maricopa
52 Challenged
(318 Submitted)
Case Dismissed
Governor (DEM) Franklin v. Lieberman CV2022-004828
Maricopa
3,082 Challenged
(9,842 Submitted)
Case Dismissed
State Senate D16 (REP) Martinez v. Wood CV2022-004883
Maricopa
486 Challenged
(875 Submitted)
Removed from Ballot (Affirmed)
State House D23 (DEM) Busch v. Lugo CV2022-004803
Maricopa
1,419 Challenged
(1,475 Submitted)
Sufficient Signatures
State House D2 (REP) Busch v. Ramsey CV2022-004806
Maricopa
69 Challenged
(363 Submitted)
Removed from Ballot
Congress D3 (REP) Busch v. Becker CV2022-004804
Maricopa
324 Challenged
(1,041 Submitted)
Sufficient Signatures
State House D2 (REP) Fremouw v. Ramsey CV2022-004843
Maricopa
110 Challenged
(363 Submitted)
Removed from Ballot
State House D20 (LBT) Villegas v. Harding CV2022-004841
Maricopa
267 Challenged
(338 Submitted)
Removed from Ballot
State House D26 (DEM) Ortega-Bravo v. Hacohen CV2022-004867
Maricopa
331 Challenged
(798 Submitted)
Case Dismissed
Congress D4 (REP) Kasa v. Lopez CV2022-004873
Maricopa
1,491 Challenged
(2,594 Submitted)
Case Dismissed
Congress D4 (REP) Kasa v. Stovall CV2022-004876
Maricopa
1,332 Challenged
(2,049 Submitted)
Candidate Withdrawn
Congress D4 (REP) Kasa v. Davison CV2022-004878
Maricopa
1,491 Challenged
(2,350 Submitted)
Case Dismissed
Congress D4 (REP) Kasa v. Giles CV2022-004882
Maricopa
1,112 Challenged
(2,576 Submitted)
Case Dismissed
State Rep D11 (DEM) Ross v. Pearson CV2022-004709
Maricopa
461 Challenged
(798 Submitted)
Removed from Ballot (Affirmed)
State Rep D11 (DEM) Ross v. Leasy CV2022-004710
Maricopa
279 Challenged
(584 Submitted)
Case Dismissed
State Senate D17 (REP) Wadsack v. Barr C20221453
Pima
545 Challenged
(730 Submitted)
Case Dismissed
State Senate D17 (REP) Wadsack v. Leach C20221455
Pima
772 Challenged
(1,238 Submitted)
Case Dismissed
State Senate D2 (DEM) Dybvig-Pawelko v. Thompson CV2022-004720
Maricopa
344 Challenged
(456 Submitted)
Removed from Ballot
State House D27 (REP) Griffin v. Toma CV2022-004825
Maricopa
No Signatures Challenged Challenge Unsucessful
State House D23 (DEM) Pembleton v. Lugo CV2022-00215 Yuma No Signatures Challenged Case Dismissed

Elections FAQ

 

An early ballot may be requested through our new Voter Information Portal or by contacting your County Recorder’s office. To have your name placed on the Active Early Voter List (AEVL), complete a new voter registration form and check the box marked “YES, I want to automatically receive an early ballot for each election for which I am eligible.” Or you can log in to Service Arizona and complete this request online.

  • Online – If you have an Arizona Driver License and/or an Arizona non-operating I.D. card issued by the Motor Vehicle Division (MVD) you may register to vote through Service Arizona EZ Voter Registration
    1. Log on to Service Arizona
    2. Select your language preference, then click “Begin Voter Registration”
    3. Verify your voter eligibility
    4. Enter your information in the required fields
    5. Verify address information
    6. You can now select your party preference

    If you are having trouble logging in to the Service Arizona website, you can print off a Voter Registration Form and fill it out with your new information. After you finish, mail the completed form to your County Recorder’s office and your information will be updated.

  • By Mail – You can either print off a form online or request that a registration form be mailed to you from your County Recorder. After completing the voter registration form, mail it to your County Recorder’s office
  • In-Person – You may visit your County Recorder’s office and fill out a registration form in person
  • Address Confidentiality Program Members – You should only register to vote through the ACP process.

After you have successfully registered to vote you will receive a voter registration card in the mail within 4-6 weeks.

If you are a Maricopa County voter, you can process your request here. If you have any questions please call 602-506-1511.

If you are a Pima County voter, you can process your request here. If you have any questions please call 520-724-4330.

To contact your local Election Official please visit https://azsos.gov/county-election-info

 

The voter registration deadline for the General Election has been extended to 5 p.m. on October 15, 2020 by a court order. Check back here often for this and the other trusted information you need throughout the 2020 election season. All voter registration forms sent by U.S. mail must be received on or before the deadline. To see all voter registration deadlines, including for local elections. To see all voter registration deadlines, including for local elections, click here.

The deadline to update your voter registration or register to vote in an upcoming election is midnight on the 29th day before the election. For the 2020 State Primary Election, the deadline to register or update your registration is midnight on July 6, 2020. For the 2020 General Election, the deadline is midnight on October 5, 2020. To see all voter registration deadlines, including for local elections, click here. All voter registration forms sent by U.S. mail must be postmarked on or before the deadline.

Every qualified elector is required to show proof of identity at the polling place before receiving a ballot. Find out what qualifies as an acceptable form of identification in Arizona.

Yes! Arizona has an open primary law which allows any voter who is registered as independent to cast a ballot for one of the officially recognized political parties in State Primary Elections. Independent voters on the Permanent Early Voting List (AEVL) will receive a postcard in the mail asking them to choose which party ballot they wish to receive for the Primary Election. The corresponding primary ballot will then be sent by mail to the voter to complete approximately 27 days prior to the election. Independent voters who go to the polls on Election Day will be given the option to choose a party ballot at that time.

Note: This DOES NOT apply to the Presidential Preference Election. Voters must be registered with a recognized party to vote in the Presidential Preference Election.

The state of Arizona uses E-qual to verify that the person signing the qualifying slip or nomination petition is eligible to do so. After successful verification, the person can give $5 qualifying contribution slips or sign a nomination petition for candidates the person is eligible to vote for in the election.

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Contact Elections

Office of the Secretary of State
Elections Division
1700 W Washington St Fl 7
Phoenix AZ 85007-2808