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
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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
Terry Goddard
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
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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?
More Q&AZ questions answered
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

More Arizona election coverage

Kari Lakes 3rd trial to begin after unsuccessful lawsuit challenging loss
Kari Lake, the Republican who unsuccessfully challenged her defeat in the 2022 Arizona governor’s race, is headed to another trial Thursday in a separate lawsuit, this time asking to review ballot envelopes signed by approximately 1.3 million early voters in the state’s most populous county.
A third party signed up 15,000 voters in AZ. Dems worry about spoiler
More than 15,000 people in Arizona have registered to join a new political party floating a possible bipartisan “unity ticket” against Joe Biden and Donald Trump.
7 hours ago
AZ will be No. 2 in the U.S. in spending on the 2024 election
Arizonans should brace themselves to be inundated with campaign advertising between now and the November 2024 election. A new report by AdImpact predicts candidates and issues will shell out more than $820 million this campaign cycle to reach Arizona voters.
Michelle Ugenti-Rita announces bid for county supervisor
Ugenti-Rita hopes to unseat Thomas Galvin who has represented Maricopa County's second district since 2021. Galvin is also a Republican, but Ugenti-Rita says she’ll bring more conservative priorities to the role.
Motion filed to create open primary elections in AZ
Paperwork filed Monday to the Arizona Secretary of State’s Office would ask voters to create an open primary system for all elections.

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Auditors: AZ fire agencies didnt implement programs
State auditors say they’ve been urging the Fire Marshal’s Office since 1988 to set up a legally required safety inspection program for schools and public buildings. A new review of the Marshal’s parent agency says it still hasn’t happened.
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Abortion rights group seeks signatures for 2024 ballot
To put their measure before voters, the group Arizona for Abortion Access will need to collect 383,923 valid signatures from registered Arizona voters by July 3, 2024.
8 hours ago
A new look at pandemic-related learning loss and how to mitigate it
The Show spoke with Lisa Graham Keegan, an education consultant, former state schools superintendent, and senior education fellow at the Common Sense Institute, about Tom Horne's decision to take back millions of federal COVID-19 relief dollars from schools.
11 hours ago
Hospitals worry about services if money for uninsured patients is cut
The Show spoke with Yuma Regional Medical Center president and CEO Dr. Robert Trenschel about a letter to Congressional leaders asking them to stop potential cuts to what's called the disproportionate share hospital.
10 hours ago
Border Patrol releases migrants on streets without telling aid groups
The Show spoke with Emily Bregel of the Arizona Daily Star about the surge in migrants at our southern border.
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