Arizona Voter Guide

Arizona Voter Guide

The candidates

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

Primary review

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Voting concluded Tuesday in the Arizona primary elections, including notable races for governor, secretary of state, attorney general, U.S. Senate and several U.S. House districts. Results are still being updated.
Aug. 2, 2022
A Kari Lake campaign sign
A flurry of endorsements for GOP-gubernatorial hopeful Karrin Taylor Robson have turned the Arizona primary into a proxy battle for the state of the Republican Party. Former allies of Donald Trump are backing the opponent of his preferred nominee, Kari Lake.
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Jul. 19, 2022
Maricopa County Elections Department tabulation machines
Arizona’s secretary of state has many election-related and administrative functions. But one task, once mundane, has been politicized by some of the candidates vying for the office: election certification.
Jul. 18, 2022
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The race for state attorney general is one of the most crowded fields on Arizona’s primary ballots. And recent Supreme Court decisions have put this down-ballot race in the spotlight.
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Jul. 20, 2022
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Whoever wins the Democratic nomination in Arizona's 6th Congressional District will have their work cut out for them. The state’s redistricting commission took out Democratic enclaves, like Bisbee, and it added more conservative areas, like Saddlebrooke.
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Jul. 15, 2022
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As Republicans aim to unseat Democrat Mark Kelly, the campaign for U.S. Senate in Arizona is among the most expensive in the country.
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Jul. 21, 2022
Rachel Mitchell
There weren't supposed to be candidates running for Maricopa County attorney this year. But a special election has been called, and whoever wins in November only gets a brief window to work on rebuilding one of the largest prosecuting offices in the country.
KJZZ's Voter Guide
Jul. 26, 2022

FAQs about voting In Arizona

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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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Maricopa County Recorder Stephen Richer says voters must be registered before Oct. 11 to ensure they can take part in the November general election.
Oct. 2, 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, will host debates for Arizona’s legislative and statewide races prior to the upcoming general election.
Aug. 21, 2022
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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 primary 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

The deadline to register to vote in the November election is Oct. 11
Maricopa County Recorder Stephen Richer says voters must be registered before Oct. 11 to ensure they can take part in the November general election.
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Arizona attorney general debate focuses on abortion laws
Candidates for Arizona attorney general met for a debate on Arizona PBS Wednesday. They discussed issues including election security and drug trafficking, but Arizona’s recently reinstated near-total abortion ban was the dominant topic of the night.
Judge blocks enforcement of AZ law that could impact voter registration volunteers
A federal judge blocked Arizona from enforcing a law that could inadvertently make felons out of volunteers who help people register to vote.
Court says lone Arizona regulator can seek utility docs
Arizona utility regulators have the individual power to seek corporate records to see if a company is funneling “dark money” into the campaigns of their colleagues. And a majority can’t block it, the state Supreme Court ruled Friday.

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Arizona Congressman Ruben Gallego's new bill would offer a pathway to citizenship to DACA recipients who serve in the military. It comes at a looming decision in the 5th U.S. Circuit could end the program.