Category Archives: Elections

Arizona General Election Canvass

Arizona Secretary of State Michele Reagan issued the official canvass of results for the 2016 General Election. Secretary Reagan reported 2.6 million Arizonans voted in the general election, making it the highest number of ballots cast in state history.  While … Continue reading

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Who invents voting machines?

We often hear about some interesting inventions here at the State Library’s Patent and Trademark Resource Center, but every now and then we are reminded that something we take for granted like voting machines indeed have to be invented and … Continue reading

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Has Your Ballot Been Processed?

Check the status of your early or mail-in ballot! https://voter.azsos.gov Via Arizona Secretary of State Michele Reagan: https://www.facebook.com/AZSecretaryofState

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National Voter Registration Day!

Today is National Voter Registration Day! For more information on how to register in Arizona, head over to the Secretary of State’s website: http://www.azsos.gov/elections/voting-election/register-vote-or-update-your-current-voter-information For more information on this fall’s election: http://www.arizona.vote/  

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Ballot Measure Arguments Online

The pro/con ballot measure arguments can now be read online! No need to wait for your publicity pamphlet, just head on over the the Secretary of State’s webpage. http://apps.azsos.gov/election/2016/BallotMeasure/BallotMeasureList.htm

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Passionate about an upcoming ballot measure?

The Arizona Secretary of State’s Office has just launched a new tool to allow citizens to submit their pro/con arguments for the election publicity pamphlets online! “I would urge people who plan to file an argument to familiarize themselves with … Continue reading

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Lawmakers Financial Interests

Are you curious about whether or not your state lawmakers have a personal stake in a policy issue? One way to find out is to read the financial disclosure statements filed with the Arizona Secretary of State: http://www.azsos.gov/elections/campaign-finance-reporting/financial-disclosure-statements Thanks to … Continue reading

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