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Here's how to register to vote, update your voter information and check your registration in Arizona

It's National Voter Registration Day! Here is how you can register to vote in Arizona.

ARIZONA, USA — Editor's note: The above video aired during a previous broadcast.

If you're not registered to vote in Arizona, why not use National Voter Registration Day as an excuse to register?

The holiday was first created in 2012 seeks to create broad awareness of voter registration opportunities to reach tens of thousands of voters who may not register otherwise, according to the holiday's website.

In order to register to vote, you must be a United States citizen, be a resident of the Arizona county listed on your voter registration information, and be 18 years or older by the day of the next regular general election.

You cannot register to vote in Arizona if you have been convicted of a felony and have not yet had your civil rights restored. You can also not vote if you have been adjudicated incapacitated by a court of law.

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Here's how you can register to vote in Arizona:

Online:

If you have an Arizona driver's license or an Arizona non-operating I.D. card from the Motor Vehicle Division you can register online. 

  1. Log onto Service Arizona
  2. Select your language preference then click "Begin/Update Voter Registration"
  3. Verify your voter eligibility 
  4. Enter your information 
  5. Verify your address
  6. Select party preference

By mail:

You can either print off a form online or request that a registration form be mailed to you from your County Recorder

After completing the voter registration form, you should mail it to your county recorder’s office.

In-person:

You can visit your County Recorder’s office and fill out a registration form in person.

Once you have successfully registered to vote, you will get a voter registration card in the mail within four to six weeks.

Here's how you can update your voter information:

You should update your voter information if you have recently moved, recently changed your name legally or would like to change your political party affiliation. 

Here is how you can update that information. 

Online: 

If you have an Arizona driver's license or an Arizona non-operating I.D. card from the Motor Vehicle Division you can update online. 

  1. Log onto Service Arizona
  2. Select your language preference then click "Begin/Update Voter Registration"
  3. Verify your voter eligibility 
  4. Enter your information 
  5. Update your address if you have moved or select 'No' on questions A and B and click continue
  6. Update any other information that has changed, including your name or party preference

By mail:

You can either print off a form online or request that a registration form be mailed to you from your County Recorder

After completing the voter registration form, you should mail it to your county recorder’s office.

In-person:

You can visit your County Recorder’s office and fill out a registration form in person.

Once you have successfully registered to vote, you will get a voter registration card in the mail within four to six weeks. 

How to check your registration information:

You can check the status of your registration at my.arizona.vote to check that your information is correct and your registration is "active."

You can find more information on the upcoming elections in Arizona here.

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