Why all the noise about the primary election this year?
It’s important for voters to exercise their right to vote at every point in the election process to ensure the best candidates are elected. With this year’s primary elections offering more candidates than any other primary season in the last four decades, it is more important than ever for people to vote in this first step in the election process.
This year's primary election is Tuesday, Aug. 24 - one week from today. Whether you are voting early or going to the polls, we have all the tools you need to support the candidates who stand up for children's healthcare.
For more information leading up to the primary election, election information and resources, please follow the Parent Action Committee on Facebook and Twitter.
Important Election Dates
* The links in this section are for voters in Maricopa County. If you live in another county, please visit the Arizona Secretary of State's website and click on your county to find information for your part of the state.
Did you request an early ballot? Be sure to drop that in the mail soon, since the ballot must be at the county recorder's office by 7 p.m. on election day. You can also bring your ballot to your polling place on election day, Aug. 24.
Even if you didn't request an early ballot, you can still vote early. View locations and hours.
Primary election day: August 24, 2010
Polling places are open from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. on election day.
Bring your drivers’ license or another form of identification to get your ballot.
Independent Voters: You can vote in the primary election of any one party. Just ask the election day workers for the party primary ballot you want.
You can access information about the candidates from their websites, directly contact them, and watch your mailbox for information from the candidates and the groups that support them. A few resources to help: