Last update: Oct 19, 2021
Last update: Oct 19, 2021
Arizona allows any voter to request a ballot by mail. You can also vote in person. Arizona offers early voting.
Who can vote
You have to register to vote before Election Day in Arizona.
To register in Arizona you must:
To register in Arizona you must:
- be a citizen of the United States
- be a resident of Arizona and your county at least 29 days preceding the next election
- be 18 years old on or before the next general election
- not have been convicted of treason or a felony (or have had your civil rights restored)
- not currently be declared an incapacitated person by a court of law with your voting rights revoked
- be able to write your name or make your mark (unless prevented by disability)
- You can find more information on voting rights restoration here
Vote in person
Due to COVID-19, in-person services may have limited availability. Contact your local election office to confirm. See CDC guidance on safe in-person voting.
Vote on Election Day
Voters in Arizona can look up where to vote on Arizona's site.
Arizona does offer early voting. There are no dates available right now, please check back later.
What to bring
- You WILL need to show ID to vote in person. This is either ONE photo ID (List 1), or TWO non-photo ID (List 2), or a combination (List 3). Your ID must bear your name and address.
- List 1 - Acceptable forms of valid (non-expired) photo ID include (present 1): Arizona driver's license; Arizona non-driver's identification; tribal enrollment card or other form of tribal identification; or US federal, state or local government-issued identification. The name and address on your photo ID must reasonably match your name and address in the signature roster or e-pollbook.
- List 2 - Acceptable forms of non-photo ID include (present 2, showing your current name and address): utility bill dated within 90 days of the election; bank or credit union statement dated within 90 days of the election; valid Arizona vehicle registration; Indian census card; property tax statement; tribal enrollment card or other form of tribal identification; Arizona vehicle insurance card; recorder's certificate; valid US federal, state, or local government issued identification, including a voter registration card issued by the County Recorder; or any mailing to the elector marked "Official Election Material". Any document from List 2 may be presented electronically, such as on a tablet or smartphone.
- List 3 - If you are unable to produce 1 photo ID or 2 non-photo IDs, you may show: any valid photo ID with an address that does not match the precinct register accompanied by a non-photo ID with an address that matches the precinct register; US Passport or passport card without address and one valid item of non-photo ID; or US Military ID without address and one valid item of non-photo ID.
- Acceptable tribal ID includes: a tribal identification card issued under the authority of the Bureau of Indian Affairs or a federally-recognized Native American tribe; a tribal enrollment card issued under the authority of the Bureau of Indian Affairs or a federally-recognized Native American tribe; aC Certificate of Indian Blood issued under the authority of the Bureau of Indian Affairs or a federally-recognized Native American tribe; a voter identification card issued under the authority of a federally-recognized Native American tribe; a home site assignment lease, permit or allotment issued under the authority of the Bureau of Indian Affairs or a federally-recognized Native American tribe; or a grazing permit or allotment issued under the authority of the Bureau of Indian Affairs or a federally-recognized Native American tribe. Members of federally-recognized tribes may present a tribal ID that does not contain an address or photo in order to cast a provisional ballot.
- Voters without ID: If you are unable to provide ID, you will be able to vote a conditional provisional ballot. Conditional provisional ballots are counted only if you present ID at your polling location before 7:00 pm on Election Day or at the county elections office within five business days after a general election that includes an election for a federal office and three business days after any other election.
- For more information, please visit VoteRiders.
Vote by mail
Election Day registration
Arizona does not offer registration on Election Day.
See what's on the ballot
Learn more about what will be on your ballot by visiting Ballotpedia.
Get step-by-step help
TurboVote can help you start the absentee/mail-in ballot request process, send you election reminders, and more. If you’d like more help planning how to vote, we can walk you through the process!
Military and overseas voters
Active-duty military, their families, and overseas citizens can register to vote and request their absentee ballot using the Federal Post Card Application (FPCA). The FPCA process is done by mail, but your state may offer other options to request and return ballots. Please contact your election official for more information about delivery and return methods, including email, fax, and state online portals. To follow the FPCA process:
- Fill out the Federal Post Card Application (FPCA), or download a copy. Your election official may have questions, so please provide an email address or phone number where they can reach you.
- Send the application to your election official.
- It is never too early to submit an FPCA! Please do so as soon as possible. .
- Please fill out and send back your ballot as soon as you receive it.
- States begin mailing absentee ballots at least 45 days before Election Day. If you haven't received your ballot by 30 days before Election Day, contact your county election office.
If after submitting your FPCA, your ballot does not arrive, contact your election official first. Then:
- You can still vote using the Federal Write-In Absentee Ballot (FWAB). Print, sign, and mail your FWAB to your county election office.
- If you mail a FWAB and then receive your regular absentee ballot, you should complete and mail your absentee ballot also. Election officials will ensure that only one ballot is counted.The Federal Voting Assistance Program
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