TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) - The next election is scheduled for Nov. 5. Here are some things you should know as you prepare to exercise your right to vote.
Any person registered to vote in Arizona can vote early by mail.
Contact your county recorder to request a mail ballot to vote early. The last day to request a replacement ballot is Oct. 30.
Follow the instructions and mail it so your county recorder receives it NO LATER THAN 7 p.m. on the day of the election.
There will be some locations open early and on election day for people who want to cast their ballots in person. Find those locations HERE: https://www.recorder.pima.gov/EarlyVotingSites
On Election Day, polls are open from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. As long as you’re in line by 7 p.m., you will be allowed to vote.
Bring an acceptable form of ID.
Polling places can be found HERE: http://bit.ly/2d6uYVx
For a full list of what IDs are acceptable, click HERE: http://bit.ly/2doYp2E
The deadline to register for the Nov. 5 election was Oct. 7. You can register for future elections HERE: http://bit.ly/2d0A8BE
Before you get started, you'll need an Arizona driver's license or identification card.
By clicking the link above, you'll be able to register to vote for the first time, or make changes to your information, such as address, political party preference, permanent early voting status, etc.
If you're already registered to vote, you can check your information HERE: http://bit.ly/2d0As2X
Download and print the Arizona voter registration form, which can be found HERE: http://bit.ly/2cAi1UI
Fill out the form. Be sure to check the box to indicate if you want to get an early ballot by mail.
You'll also need to provide your name and address, political party, etc.
If this is your FIRST time registering to vote in Arizona, you'll need to provide proof of citizenship. This can just be your driver's license number.
If you don't have one, you'll need to include a copy of your passport or birth certificate. Directions are on the form.
Mail the form to your local county recorder.
Find out who that is HERE: http://bit.ly/2dd8f8M
Pick up a voter registration form from your local county recorder in person.
The same directions apply as by mail. Turn the form back into your county recorder.