With the election coming close, many already decided citizens are just waiting for their opportunity to vote. Fortunately, 40 states (plus District of Columbia) allow some form of voting before the election on November 3rd.

Each state has its own rules, deadlines and terminology for voting before the general election. Some call it "early voting" or "in-person absentee". Others are mailing out ballots in advance which you can mail back or drop off in secure boxes or at county offices. Some states conclude early voting several days before the election.

This site attempts to make finding the details for your state's early voting rules convenient and accurate. Get your vote in early and relax.

Early voting has started in Arizona!

You have until October 30, 2020 to vote before election day.

Can you early vote in person?

  • In-person early voting locations are available beginning 27 days before the election through the Friday before Election Day. Hours of operation may vary by location. Locations typically include the County Recorder's Office, as well as designated locations across the voter's county.

  • Voters can search for their polling place at my.arizona.vote or find a list of onsite early voting locations by visiting the official Arizona election detail page.

  • ID is required if you vote early in person, or at a polling place or voting center on Election Day.

Can you early vote by mail?

  • For the November 3, 2020 election, every registered voter who is not on the permanent early voting list will receive an absentee ballot application in the mail.
  • Any registered Arizona voter can request an absentee ballot and vote by mail.

What about on election day?

ID requirements

Arizona voters must provide their Arizona driver's license number, state ID number, or the last four digits of their social security number with their voter registration application. Voters must also physically show valid ID, such as their driver's license or birth certificate.

How do I make sure I'm registered to vote?

To register in Arizona you must:

  • be a citizen of the United States;
  • be a resident of Arizona and your county at least 29 days preceding the next election;
  • be at least 18 years old by the general election;
  • be able to write your name or mark, unless prevented from so doing by physical disability;
  • not currently be declared an incapacitated person by a court of law.
  • if you have been convicted of a felony, you may be able to register to vote. More information can be found here https://campaignlegal.org/restoreyourvote

Can I register online?

Arizona voters must include their Arizona driver's license number or state ID number with their online voter registration application.

Register to vote online here

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