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  • Recorder's Office issues voter registration reminder to city residents

    Apr 07, 2017 | Read More News
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    The City of Tucson will conduct a Vote-by-Mail Special Election on Tuesday, May 16, 2017. To participate in this election, eligible residents who live within the City of Tucson must be registered to vote by midnight, Monday, April 17, 2017. Since this election will be conducted entirely by mail, it is imperative that voters who need to update their address does so as soon as possible. Ballots will be mailed on April 27.

    Pima County Recorder, F. Ann Rodriguez reminds voters that they must complete a new voter registration form if they have moved (even to a new apartment number in the same complex), changed their name since their last registration, or are a new Pima County resident.

    Individuals registering to vote for the first time in Pima County, must provide proof of United States citizenship. To establish citizenship, they may provide an Arizona driver’s license issued after 10/01/1996, a birth certificate, U.S. Passport or a naturalization certificate.

    The Recorder's Office offers a number of ways for folks to complete their voter registration:
    Those with a current Arizona Driver’s License or Arizona State issued ID and internet
    access can register online, which is the easiest way, at the Arizona Department of Transportation’s - MVD portal.
    register to vote
    Registering is a two-step process:
    Click on the box labeled “Address/Email Change” and verify your information is accurate. If the information needs updating, make the necessary changes first.

    Go back to the home page and click on the box labeled “Voter Registration." Fill out the voter registration form. (Note: Changes made in the “Address/Email Change” area do not automatically update your Voter Registration Record)

    Forms are available at multiple locations throughout the county: any Pima County Recorder’s office, any Arizona Department of Motor Vehicle branch, all post offices and libraries, political party headquarters, and city/town halls.

    Voters can also download a form directly from the Recorder’s website, complete it and mail it in.

    For more information regarding voter registration, voters may call the Recorder’s Office at 724-4330. Although they cannot make changes to their voter registration over the phone, staff can answer voter questions .

    For detailed information regarding the City of Tucson Special Election, voters should visit the City of Tucson website or contact the City’s Elections Department at 791-3221.

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