Arizona

Population

7,278,717

Voting-Age Pop.

4,812,764

Last Presidential Election (2016)
Clinton 45 %
Trump 49 %
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Important Dates

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Election Date

Nov 3, 2020

Registration Deadline

Oct 5, 2020

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USPS recommends mailing your ballot no later than October 27.

Source: USPS.com

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  • Online Registration

    Yes
  • Early Voting
    Yes
  • Same-Day Registration
    No
  • ID Required
    Yes

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Absentee/Mail-In Voting

All voters in Arizona are eligible to vote by mail ballot or to sign up for permanent early voting.

Data source - azsos.gov

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Mail Outline Icon Is this state automatically sending an absentee or mail-in ballot? Chevron Icon

  • No, residents of Arizona must request a ballot-by-mail for the general election.

Mail Outline Icon Is this state automatically sending an absentee or mail-in ballot?

No, residents of Arizona must request a ballot-by-mail for the general election.

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  • There is no deadline to join the Permanent Early Voting List.


    However, to get a ballot-by-mail for an upcoming election, you must sign up at least 11 days before Election Day.

Request ballot by: Oct 23, 5pm

There is no deadline to join the Permanent Early Voting List.


However, to get a ballot-by-mail for an upcoming election, you must sign up at least 11 days before Election Day.

When will I receive my ballot? Chevron Icon

  • Oct 7: First day for counties to mail ballots to voters.

When will I receive my ballot?

Oct 7: First day for counties to mail ballots to voters.

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  • All ballots must be received by Nov 3 by 7pm.

Mail Send Icon Return ballot: Received by Nov 3, 7pm

All ballots must be received by Nov 3 by 7pm.

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  • You do not need to provide a reason/excuse to vote absentee.

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You do not need to provide a reason/excuse to vote absentee.


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Early Voting

Can you vote early in this state?

Yes

Each county has different in-person early voting options starting 27 days before Election Day up through 5pm on the Friday before Election Day (Oct 7 to Oct 30.)


Same-Day Registration

Can you register on Election Day?

No

For the 2020 general election, the registration deadline is midnight on Oct 5.


Voter ID Requirements

Is an ID required to vote?

Yes

A provisional ballot is given to anyone who is not on the polling location’s roster or if the voter was unable to provide a valid form of identification.


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Acceptable Forms of Identification

Make sure you're ready on Election Day with the appropriate forms of identification. Acceptable forms of ID are listed here.

Data source - azsos.gov

Acceptable Forms of ID

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  • List #1 - Sufficient Photo ID Including Name and Address (One Required)

    Valid Arizona driver's license. Valid Arizona nonoperating identification card. Tribal enrollment card or other form of tribal identification. Valid United States federal, state or local government-issued identification.

  • List #2 - Sufficient ID Without a Photograph Bearing the Name and Address (Two Required)

    Utility bill of the elector that is dated within 90 days of the date of the election. (A utility bill may be for electric, gas, water, solid waste, sewer, telephone, cellular phone or cable television.) Bank or credit union statement that is dated within 90 days of the date of the election. Valid Arizona Vehicle Registration. Indian census card. Property tax statement of the elector's residence. Tribal enrollment card or other form of tribal identification. Arizona vehicle insurance card. Recorder's Certificate. Valid United States federal, state or local government-issued identification, including a voter registration card issued by the County Recorder. Any mailing to the elector marked “Official Election Material.”

  • List #3 - Mix & Match from Lists #1 & #2 (Two Required)

    Any valid photo identification from List 1 in which the address does not reasonably match the precinct register accompanied by a non-photo identification from List 2 in which the address does reasonably match the precinct register. US Passport without address and one valid item from List 2. US Military identification without address and one valid item from List 2.