There are several elections in Arizona in 2022:
- March 8 and May 17, 2022: Local Elections, check with your county election office to see when your town’s election is
- August 2 is the primary election for state and federal offices
- November 8 is the general election for state and federal offices
In AZ state primary elections Independent voters may cast a ballot for any of the officially recognized political parties. Independent voters who vote by mail will receive a postcard asking them to indicate which party primary they would like to vote in for the primary (this does not apply to Presidential primaries).
Voter Registration Deadline: 29 days before an election in-person, online, or by-mail
- February 7 for the March 8 election
- April 18 for the May 17 election
- July 5 for the August 2 election
- October 11 for the November 8 election
Early voting in Arizona runs from 27 days before the election to the Friday before Election Day. Click the find your polling place button below to look up your early voting locations or contact your county recorder’s office for details.
- Early voting begins April 20 for the May 17 election
- Early voting begins July 6th for the August 2 election
- Early voting begins October 12th for the November 8 election
Arizona’s Address Confidentiality Program to protect survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking also applies for registering to vote. Learn More Here.
Restoration of Voting Rights After Felony Convictions: A felony conviction in Arizona suspends the right of a person to vote unless their rights have been restored. First-time offenders have their rights restored upon the completion of probation and the payment of any fines owed. A person who has been convicted of two or more felonies can have their civil rights restored by the judge who discharges them at the end of probation or by applying to the court for the restoration of rights.
ID Requirements for Voting: A photo ID or two non-photo IDs are required at the polling site. See the list of accepted forms of ID here. Members of federally-recognized tribes are not required to have an address or photo on their ID to cast a provisional ballot.
Time off to Vote Law: Employees are eligible for up to 3 hours paid time off to vote if they do not have sufficient time to vote outside of working hours. Learn more here.
Absentee ballots: Anyone can request an absentee ballot, no excuse is required. The deadline to request your ballot is 11 days before Election Day. Contact your county elections office to find out where the drop box locations are.
- May 6 is the deadline for the May 18 election
- July 22 is the deadline for the August 2 election
- October 28 is the deadline for the November 8 election
Gender Gaps in Representation
Arizona ranks 7th in the country for women’s representation in the state legislature.
Arizona Congressional Delegation
Women make up 27.7% of the state’s Congressional delegation, with 1 woman Senator and 2 Congresswoman
Arizona State Legislature
Women make up 43.3% of the state legislature, there are 16 women in the State Senate, and 23 in the State House.
Arizona men had a lower turnout than overall, while Arizona women had a higher turnout than the overall in the 2016 Presidential Election.
Percent Voter Turnout by Gender
Percent Voter Turnout By Race
Other races not shown due to population size