Helping people become active, engaged and empowered members of their communities is critical to creating strong, healthy, equitable and resilient communities. Elevating your voice is fundamental to solving our nation’s most challenging social and community problems. Voting is our collective opportunity to express ourselves as a community, as voters and as Americans.
Due to term limits, candidates running for different offices and other factors, this year’s election in will put new leaders in almost all of our state’s most significant offices. All 90 seats in the Legislature are also on the ballot this year and many cities and towns also are holding elections.
Valley of the Sun United Way has put together a Voting Guide to help you get prepared for the election.
Some of the high-profile offices on this year's ballot include:
Arizona Attorney General
Secretary of State
Superintendent of Public Instruction
State Mine Inspector
Other State and Local Leader
OCTOBER 11: Last day to register to vote for the General Election
OCTOBER 12: First day for counties to mail ballots to voters and first day of in-person early voting.
OCTOBER 28: Last day to sign up for the Early Voting List
NOVEMBER 1: Recommended deadline to mail back your ballot.
NOVEMBER 8: Election Day. Your ballot must make it to your county recorder’s office by 7 p.m. on Election Day for it to be counted.
Voter Registration Applications must be completed 29 days prior to the election.
If you have a valid Arizona Driver’s license or ID card, you can register to vote online.
1. Go to elections.maricopa.gov
2. Click ‘Register to Vote’
3. Follow the steps to verify you are eligible
4. Enter all your information
5. Select your party preference
6. Receive your confirmation email
If you wish to register to vote by mail, you can print the Voter Registration Form online and fill it out.
1.Download the State Registration form and mail to your county recorder’s office
2. Print the form and fill it out
3. Mail it to the Maricopa County Recorder’s office:
Maricopa County Recorder
111 South 3rd Avenue, #103
Phoenix, Arizona 85003
Want to register to vote in person? You can do so at the County Recorder’s Office.
1. Head to the County Recorder’s Office
2. Fill out OR pick up your Voter Registration Form
3. Turn it into a staff member OR drop it off at the 24-hour secure elections drop box outside the Elections Department:
510 S. 3rd Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85003
After you have successfully registered to vote you will receive a voter registration card in the mail within 4-6 weeks. That can be used as a form of ID at the polls.
Maricopa County is offering "vote anywhere" centers. These will allow you to choose from any open location, instead of being assigned to one. On Election Day, August 2, all Voting Centers are open from 6 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Rideshare company, Lyft, is offering discounted rides on Election Day (Tuesday, November 8, 2022) across the country. Promo codes can be used for rides to polling locations and secure drop-box locations. The codes will be distributed through Lyft’s Voting Access Partners.
Ask your employer about time off to vote.