Voting for Change


When you turn 18 you have the right to help decide the future of our nation and your community by voting. To vote you must first register and also be:

  • A citizen of The United States.
  • At least 18 on or before the date of the next regular general election following your registration (26th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution)(ARS §16-101).
  • A resident of the state for 29 days immediately before the election.
  • Not convicted of treason or a felony (unless your civil rights have been restored).
  • Able to write your name, unless prevented by physical disability.
  • Not adjudicated as an incapacitated person as defined in Arizona Law (ARS §14-5101).
  • See the Arizona Constitution Art. 7 §2 and ARS §16-101 for more qualifications about voting in Arizona.

Laws may have changed since the last time this article was updated. The current and most up-to-date laws can be accessed here.