How to register to vote for the General Election in November

How to register to vote for the General Election in November

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - The deadline to register to vote in the General Election is just around the corner.

To be able to vote for a presidential candidate on Nov. 8, Arizona voters much be registered by Oct. 10.

Tuesday, Sept 27 is National Voter Registration Day, and there are several ways to register to vote - online, by mail or in person.


You can register to vote online HERE:

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:


Download and print the Arizona voter registration form, which can be found HERE:

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 NO LATER THAN OCT. 8 to your local county recorder.

Find out who that is HERE:


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 NO LATER THAN OCT. 10.


Any person registered to vote in Arizona can vote early by mail.

Contact your county recorder NO LATER THAN OCT. 28 to request a mail ballot to vote early.

Follow the instructions and mail it so your county recorder receives it NO LATER THAN 7 p.m. on Election Day (Nov. 8).

Polls are open from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Election Day. 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:

For a full list of what IDs are acceptable, click HERE:

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