Arizona Voter Guide

Arizona Voter Guide

The Candidates

Click the arrows below to learn more about the candidates in Arizona's top 2020 races.

U.S. President

U.S. Senate

1st Congressional District

2nd Congressional District

3rd Congressional District

6th Congressional District

8th Congressional District

9th Congressional District

Maricopa County Attorney

Maricopa County Sheriff

Maricopa County Assessor

Maricopa County Treasurer

Maricopa County Recorder

Arizona Corporation Commission

The Propositions

Learn more about Arizona ballot initiatives.

Signs for and against Proportion 207
Arizona Proposition 207, also know as the Smart and Safe Arizona Act, is an initiative on the legalization of recreational marijuana.
Aug. 27, 2020
desks in a classroom
Arizona Proposition 208, also known as the Invest in Education Act, is an initiative seeking to tax incomes over a certain threshold for the purposes of education funding.
Aug. 27, 2020

FAQs About Voting In Arizona

AP voting map
Ten states will conduct the 2020 general election primarily by mail, including five that are doing so in response to the coronavirus pandemic. Here's the voting details for Arizona.
Sep. 14, 2020
district 5 ballot with candidate names
The placement of candidates’ names on ballots goes beyond alphabetical order. It depends on the type of election, the city and sometimes even the precinct. Arizona state law requires if two or more candidates appear on a ballot, precincts rotate the names of each candidate so that every name appears an equal number of times in every position.
Jul. 20, 2020
U.S. and Arizona flag
The 2020 presidential election is coming in November and the Electoral College plays an important role in the process. Through our Q&AZ project, a listener asked: How electors are chosen in Arizona, and what are precinct committee people?
May. 18, 2020
Mail In Ballot
With the upcoming general election and growing concerns over the U.S. Postal Service, KJZZ listener Karen Davis asked through our Q&AZ project if she can get a receipt if she mails her ballot through the post office or have it delivered through certified mail.
Aug. 17, 2020

More KJZZ Coverage Of 2020 Elections

Brnovich Asks For Ballots Ruling To Be Put On Hold
Attorney General Mark Brnovich has asked an appeals court to hold off on enforcing a ruling that gives Arizona voters who forget to sign their early ballots up to five days after the election to fix the problem.
Sept. 29, 2020
Grijalva, Wood Draw Sharp Distinctions For Candidacies In Forum
Democratic U.S. Rep. Raul Grijalva participated in an Arizona PBS forum with Republican challenger Daniel Wood, which aired Monday night.
Sept. 29, 2020
MCSO Race: Penzone Seeks Second Term Against Former Arpaio Chief Deputy Sheridan
Four years ago, Paul Penzone unseated Joe Arpaio, who had been sheriff of Maricopa County for 24 years. Now Penzone is facing re-election against Arpaio’s Chief Deputy Jerry Sheridan. The race could shape the future of one of the largest law enforcement agencies in the country.
Sept. 30, 2020
Concerns Over Mail-In Voting, Voter Suppression Grow As Election Season Kicks Off
Early ballots for the November election will be mailed out starting Oct. 7. Officials are warning voters to mail them back as soon as possible to ensure they arrive by election day on Nov. 3. That advice may be especially important this year as concerns over slow mail service plague election officials.
Sept. 29, 2020
Author Calls For Innovation In U.S. Political System
The current political campaigns have a lot of Americans wondering if the system can be improved. In the new book "The Politics Industry," Katherine Gehl and Michael Porter write about changes they’d like to see — including creating competition for the two major parties.
Sept. 29, 2020
Amy Coney Barrett Nomination Brings Attention To Interracial Adoption
President Donald Trump officially nominated federal judge Amy Coney Barrett to the U.S. Supreme Court Sept. 26, to replace Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who passed away a little more than a week ago. Since that nomination, the size and makeup of Judge Barrett’s family has been the subject of attention.
Sept. 29, 2020