Arizona voters will head to the polls Tuesday to cast votes for federal and state offices. In addition to the contentious presidential race, the ballot also features a U.S. Senate race, a Congressional race in each of the state’s nine districts, and state legislative races.
Here’s what you need to know as you head to the polls:
POLLING HOURS & LOCATIONS: Polls in Arizona will be open from 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Mountain Time on Election Day. If you’re in line before 7 p.m. Mountain and haven’t yet voted, you’ll be able to vote after 7 p.m. If you’re unsure at which precinct you’ll be voting, you can find out through the voter information tool on the Secretary of the State’s website.
REGISTRATION GUIDELINES: Arizonians must be registered to vote at least 29 days before Election Day. Arizona does not offer same-day registration. If you’re unsure whether you’re already registered, you can check your status via the state’s registration lookup tool.
TRACKING RESULTS: There are a number of ways to track results. The Arizona Secretary of State’s website will be posting results. Politico will also post state-by-state results online, you can find Arizona’s results here.
WHAT’S AT STAKE IN FEDERAL RACES: Donald Trump is favored to carry the state’s 11 electoral votes.
Arizona voted Republican in both the 2008 and 2012 presidential races. Republican Mitt Romney beat President Obama in the state in 2012 by 9.1 percentage points.
Arizona has nine members in the House of Representatives, four Democrats and five Republicans. Each seat up for re-election this year. Click here for a map of the state’s congressional districts.
- In the first district, Democrat Tom O’Halleran is running against Republican Paul Babeu, and Green Party candidate Ray Parrish.
- In the second district, incumbent Martha McSally of the Republican Party is challenged by Matt Heinz of the Democratic Party.
- In the third district, incumbent Raul Grijalva of the Democratic Party is challenged by Bill Abatecola of the Republican Party.
- In the fourth district, incumbent Paul Gosar of the Republican Party is challenged by Mikel Weisser of the Democratic Party.
- In the fifth district, Talia Fuentes of the Democratic Party of the Democratic Party is running against Andy Biggs of the Republican Party.
- In the sixth district, incumbent David Schweikert of the Republican Party is challenged by John Williamson of the Democratic Party.
- In the seventh district, incumbent Ruben Gallego of the Democratic Party is challenged by Eve Nunez of the Republican Party.
- In the eighth district, incumbent Trent Franks of the Republican Party is challenged by Mark Salazar of the Green Party.
- In the ninth district, incumbent Kyrsten Sinema of the Democratic Party is challenged by Dave Giles of the Republican Party.
WHAT’S AT STAKE IN STATE RACES:
Since 2009, Republicans have controlled the governorship and both chambers of the state legislature.
Every seat in the state House of Representatives (60 of them) and state Senate (30) is on the ballot. Republicans hold majorities in the House (36-24) and the Senate (18-12).
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