Arizona Voter Guide

Arizona Voter Guide

FAQs about voting in Arizona

How bond and override elections work in Maricopa County
Your ballot is probably on the way, but what are you voting on? Here's how bond and override elections work in Maricopa County.
map of vote centers in maricopa county
Voting has begun across Maricopa County on various bonds and overrides, funding mechanisms for everything from school renovations and teacher salaries to city parks and public safety infrastructure.
Jul. 12, 2022
Ballot
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
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
putting a ballot in a mailbox
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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CA man indicted for allegedly threatening Maricopa County recorder
The 52-year-old was charged with one count of communicating an interstate threat and made an initial court appearance Friday in San Diego, according to a statement from the U.S. Department of Justice.
GOP lawmakers advance bill to require schools to serve as polling locations
Republicans advanced a bill in the state Legislature on Wednesday to require schools with gyms to serve as polling places as an alternative to voting centers. The bill allows for both precinct voting places and voting centers.
Judge recuses himself from voting rules case after his brother called the defendants names
A Maricopa County Superior Court judge recused himself from a voting procedures case on Wednesday after his brother called the defendants names on social media.
Early voting is underway for AZ Presidential Preference Election
Early voting is now underway for Arizona’s March 19 Presidential Preference Election.
Feb. 20 is the last day to pick a party for the Arizona Presidential Preference Election
In traditional primary elections in Arizona, independents can choose to vote a Republican or Democratic ballot. But the Presidential Preference Election is different. Voters have to be a registered Republican or Democrat, at least temporarily, to participate on March 19.

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Trump wins South Carolina
Former President Donald Trump has won South Carolina's Republican presidential primary, according to a race call from the Associated Press that came as polls closed statewide.
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Biden cancels student loan debt owed by thousands of Arizonans
During a reelection campaign event on Wednesday, President Joe Biden said he’s canceling student debt for nearly 153,000. About 3% of them are Arizonans.
Auditor blasts Arizona Land Department over leases to Saudi-owned farm with low rent, no water rules
Arizona’s Auditor General has released a scathing report, criticizing the State Land Department for leasing land to a Saudi-owned company in western Arizona at cheap rates.
Secretary of State Fontes makes proclamation for Arizona Beer Week
A week to recognize Arizona’s beer culture and its economic contributions became officially recognized once again Friday. Arizona Beer Week is now running in its 14th year.
AZ Senate passes bill spelling out legal definition of male and female
A bill that passed the Arizona Senate would set legal definitions for “male” and "female," as well as other gendered terms, like “mother” and “father."