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How to register to vote for the 2020 election in Arizona

Are you planning to vote in the primary or general elections in 2020? Here is how you can register to vote in Arizona.

PHOENIX — 2020 is a big election year for Arizona and across the country. 

The primary election will fall on Aug. 4 and the general election will be held on Nov. 3. 

You must register to vote by July 6 to vote in the primary election and by Oct. 5 to vote in the general.

In order to register to vote, you must be a United States citizen, be a resident of Arizona with your county listed on your voter registration 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 or 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. 

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