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What is the Special Election on May 17?

The Special Election is Arizona voters' opportunity to vote on two ballot measures - Proposition 123, relating to education finance and Proposition 124, relating to public retirement systems - which were referred to the ballot by the state legislature.


ATTENTION EARLY VOTERS

After receiving your early ballot be sure to vote, sign it, seal it, then send it by Wednesday, May eleventh. If you mail it in, you don't have to show up at the polls on Election Day.


Key Election Dates

Voter Registration Deadline - Monday, April 18, 2016
Early Voting Begins - Wednesday, April 20, 2016
Last Day to Request an Early Ballot - Friday, May 6, 2016
Mail in Your Early Ballot - By Wednesday, May 11, 2016
Election Day - Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Find My Polling PlacePolls Open: 6am - 7pm
Early VotingLast Day to Request an Early Ballot by Mail: October 28, 2016



Canvass of ElectionElection Results

Frequently Asked Questions

When are the polls open on Election Day?

Polls are open from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. Find your polling place.

Can I vote early in the Special Election?

Absolutely. If you are already registered and on the Permanent Early Voting List, you will automatically receive a ballot in your mailbox beginning April 20, 2016. To request a one-time early ballot or to sign up for the Permanent Early Voting List, contact your County Recorder's Office

ID at the Polls?

After arriving at your polling location on Election day you will present one form of identification from List #1 or two different forms of identification from List #2 or 3.

List #1 - Sufficient Photo ID including name and address (One Required)
  • Valid Arizona driver license
  • Valid Arizona non-operating 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 that bear 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
  • U.S. Passport without address and one valid item from List 2
  • U.S. Military identification without address and one valid item from List 2

How do I find information on Proposition 123?

This is a proposed amendment to the Arizona Constitution by the legislature relating to education finance.

How do I find information on Proposition 124?

This is a proposed amendment to the Arizona Constitution by the legislature relating to public retirement systems.

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