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Arizona 2017 Ballot

Statewide and Local Sample Ballots In 2017

Sample ballots are specific to a given election district. They contain partisan and nonpartisan offices that may appear on a particular election's ballot. The Sample Ballot provides the order the contests and candidates will appear on the ballot. Most towns have only one sample ballot. However, there may be some municipalities with multiple ballots based on specific local races for an elected position.

Although sample ballots, in most states, are sent to voters in the mail, we would advise you contact your local election office for details on when you should expect to receive one in the mail.

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  • Ballot Questions
    Ballot Title/Ballot Summary
    Drug/Alcohol/Tobacco Policy | Tax & Revenue

    Proposition 205: Regulation and Taxation of Marijuana Act

    The Regulation and Taxation of Marijuana Act: (1) establishes a 15% tax on retail marijuana sales, from which the revenue will be allocated to public health and education; (2) allows adults twenty-one years of age and older to possess and to privately consume and grow limited amounts of marijuana; (3) creates a system in which licensed businesses can produce and sell marijuana; (4) establishes a Department of Marijuana Licenses and Control to regulate the cultivation, manufacturing, testing, transportation, and sale of marijuana; and (5) provides local governments with the authority to regulate and limit marijuana businesses.

    Yes929,51847.9 %
    No1,011,83652.1 %
    Business & Commerce | Labor & Employment

    Proposition 206: The Fair Wages and Healthy Families Act

    The Fair Wages and Healthy Families Initiative increases minimum wage to $10 in 2017 then gradually to $12 by 2020; provides 40 hours annual "earned paid sick time" for employees of large employers (24 hours for those of small employers); time accrues at one hour earned for every 30 hours worked; time may be used to address circumstances caused by illness of employee or employee's family, public health emergencies, or domestic violence; prohibits retaliating against employees using the benefit; allows for more generous paid time-off policies; and exempts employees who expressly waive the benefit under collective bargaining agreements.

    Yes1,136,73659.0 %
    No790,38941.0 %
    Offices Up For Elections
    Executive Branch
    President and Vice President Of The United States -
    Legislative Branch
    State House - All 60 seats in the chamber are up for election in 2016.
    State Senate - All 30 seats in the chamber are up for election in 2016.
    US House - Voters will elect nine candidates to serve in the U.S. House, one from each of the state's nine congressional districts.
    US Senate - Voters in Arizona will elect one member to the U.S. Senate in the election on November 8, 2016.
    Judicial Branch
    State Judges - Seven seats on Arizona's state-level courts are up for retention elections on November 8, 2016.
    Local Judges - Seventeen superior court seats in Arizona are up for partisan election in 2016. Another 62 superior court seats are up for retention election in this cycle.
    Local Government
    School board - The 29 Arizona school districts among America's largest school districts by enrollment are holding school board elections for 86 seats in 2016.
    Municipal - In 2016, there are 25 mayorships up for election.
    Arizona Laws for voting for a write in candidate
    Can I write-in a Presidential Candidate? Yes
    Should The Candidate File Paperwork in advance? Yes

    Arizona is one of the 34 states that require a write-in presidential candidate to file some paperwork in advance of an election. In Arizona, a write-in candidate for the presidency must file a nomination paper in order to have his or her votes tallied. This paper must include the names of a vice presidential candidate and of presidential electors. The requisite paperwork must be filed with the Arizona Secretary of State no later than 5:00 p.m. on the 40th day prior to the general election.

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    Arizona Current Partisan Composition
    State Representatives(60)
    State Senators(30)
    US Representatives(9)
    US Senators(2)
    State Executives
    Lt. Governor
    Att. General
    Sec. Of State

    When's The Next Election?

    August 29, 2017
    Arizona : City of Phoenix Council Election
    Arizona : Tuscon City Council Primary Election
    November 7, 2017
    Arizona : Municipal General Election
    November 6, 2018
    Arizona : General Election Day