Arizona Voter Guide

Arizona Voter Guide

The candidates

Learn more about the candidates in Arizona's top 2022 races.

U.S. Senate


Attorney general

Secretary of state


Superintendent of public instruction

Maricopa County attorney

1st Congressional District

2nd Congressional District

3rd Congressional District

4th Congressional District

5th Congressional District

6th Congressional District

7th Congressional District

8th Congressional District

9th Congressional District


2022 arizona midterm ballot
Arizona voters will decide on 10 ballot initiatives during the 2022 midterm election. Here's a guide to each proposition, including what your vote means, arguments for and against, as well as analysis of the measure.
KJZZ’s Arizona Voter Guide
Oct. 7, 2022
winged victory statue
Arizona is one of the few states in the country that doesn’t have a lieutenant governor. But a measure on the ballot this November could change that.
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Oct. 6, 2022
Come November, voters will decide whether to offer in-state tuition to noncitizens who graduate from Arizona high schools, reviving a question last posed to voters 17 years ago.
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Oct. 4, 2022
Medical bills
It’s election season, and there are more than just people to consider on the ballot. Arizonans will vote on several propositions including what is advertised as the Predatory Debt Collection Protection Act. Here's a breakdown of the pros and cons of Proposition 209.
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Sep. 29, 2022
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For the most part, politically active nonprofits aren’t legally obligated to disclose the names of their donors. The dollars they spend on campaigns are known as “dark money,” a term for when the source of funds spent to influence the outcome of an election is kept secret.
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Sep. 29, 2022
yes and no bubbles on a ballot
Over the last couple decades, voters have passed some big laws at the ballot box: raising the minimum wage; legalizing marijuana, banning smoking in public places like bars. And lawmakers back at the state Capitol who opposed these measures have pushed year after year to curb the power of voters to pass their own laws.
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Oct. 4, 2022

FAQs about voting In Arizona

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Early voting is underway for Arizona's 2022 midterm election. On Oct. 12, Maricopa County opened several voting centers where any registered voters can cast their votes in person or drop off their mail-in ballots. More locations will open later this month and in November.
Jul. 12, 2022
An early ballot for Maricopa County
Why have we not yet received our Arizona voter ballots in the mail? How do we find out when our ballots will arrive?
Oct. 18, 2022
2022 arizona midterm ballot
While you might know your choice for governor or Senate, you might be a little more bewildered when you look down ballot. To give us a primer, The Show spoke with Hank Stephenson, co-founder of the Arizona Agenda.
KJZZ’s Arizona Voter Guide
Oct. 17, 2022
2022 arizona midterm ballot
Judges for four counties in Arizona, as well as those on the Arizona Court of Appeals and the state Supreme Court face retention elections every four years. A KJZZ listener wanted to know how to make sense of all the judges listed on her mail-in ballot and decide which judges she wanted to vote to retain.
Oct. 9, 2020
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KJZZ is part of a new community-powered journalism project to answer those questions and any other ones you have about how to exercise your right to vote in the upcoming midterms.
Aug. 16, 2022
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KJZZ is partnering with America Amplified to answer questions about how to participate in the 2022 midterm elections. Here are some of the top question about early voting in Arizona we've answered so far.
Sep. 26, 2022
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The Citizens Clean Elections Commission, Arizona's voter education agency, hosted debates for Arizona’s legislative and statewide races prior to the upcoming general election.
Aug. 21, 2022
Every two years, Arizonans cast their votes in primary and general elections. And every two years, critics complain it takes too many days for all the votes to be counted. Through KJZZ’s Q&AZ project, a listener asked: Why does the vote counting process take so long?
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Aug. 6, 2022
The audit site at Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Major candidates for three key offices in 2022 have said they wouldn’t have certified the 2020 election results in Arizona. These offices — governor, secretary of state and attorney general — all play a role in affirming state election results. Here are GOP candidate statements on that front in this handy cheat sheet on election denialism.
Jun. 27, 2022
2022 arizona midterm ballot
When filling out your mail-in ballot, Maricopa County recorder Stephen Richer asks you to make sure you use the correct writing instrument.
Jul. 18, 2022

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SB 1471 would create a man vs. machine test for Maricopa County vote tabulators
SB 1471 would require Maricopa County alone to select four voting precincts, select 100 ballots from each of those precincts and then recount every race on each of those ballots, by hand and by machine. Then the bill requires the county to compare the difference.
Does Phoenix need more council members? Voters could decide
Phoenix will soon begin the process of redrawing City Council districts and some members would like to see more seats. Phoenix’s council is made up of the mayor and eight members. The cities closest in population are San Antonio with a mayor and 10 members, and Philadelphia with 17 members.
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Fontes seeks inquiry into Lake after she posts signatures
Secretary of State Adrian Fontes is seeking an investigation of losing GOP gubernatorial candidate Kari Lake after she published signatures of individuals from voter registration records.
AZ Senate bill would compare test ballot hand counting accuracy vs.machines
A bill introduced in the Arizona state Senate would pit man against machine, at least when it comes to counting ballots. The legislation proposes a recount of a portion of votes cast in the November 2022 general election.
Cyber Ninjas still keeping 2020 audit documents secret
More than a year after the Cyber Ninjas finished their partisan review of the 2020 election in Maricopa County, new revelations are coming to light about the work they did and who paid for it.

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Arizona bill would penalize schools for not displaying the U.S. flag
On Thursday, the Arizona Senate Education Committee advanced a bill that would penalize schools for not displaying the U.S. flag, Constitution and Bill of Rights.
2 hours ago
$580M headed to 15 tribes for water rights settlements
Fifteen Native American tribes will get a total of $580 million in federal money this year for water rights settlements, the Biden administration announced Thursday.
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Republicans create new process for confirming nominees to lead state agencies
Arizona Senate Republicans have set up a new process for confirming nominees to lead state agencies. Now, all those who get tapped by Democratic Governor Katie Hobbs, will be screened by a new five-member committee.
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NewsCap: Aggregate Expenditure Limit needs a long-term fix
Lawmakers on Arizona’s House Education Committee have advanced a plan to lift the Aggregate Expenditure Limit for this year. And the state’s political parties chose new leaders this week.
6 hours ago
Bills to stop cities from taxing food and rentals move to the Senate
While some argue the bills would provide breathing room for consumers, others say they won't make much of a difference.