REFERENCE TITLE: voter lists; images; voting records





State of Arizona

House of Representatives

Fifty-fifth Legislature

Second Regular Session





HB 2780


Introduced by

Representatives Kavanagh: Barton, Biasiucci, Blackman, Bolick, Bowers, Burges, Carroll, Carter, Chaplik, Cobb, Cook, Diaz, Dunn, Fillmore, Finchem, Grantham, Griffin, Hoffman, Kaiser, Martinez, Nguyen, Osborne, Parker, Payne, Pingerelli, Toma, Weninger, Wilmeth



An Act


amending title 16, chapter 4, article 1, Arizona Revised Statutes, by adding section 16-407.04; relating to the conduct of elections.




Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Arizona:

Section 1. Title 16, chapter 4, article 1, Arizona Revised Statutes, is amended by adding section 16-407.04, to read:

START_STATUTE16-407.04. Voter lists; ballot images; cast vote record; ballot storage

Notwithstanding any other law:

1. The county recorder shall publish ten days before the primary and general election a list of all voters who are eligible to vote in the election, including PERSONS who are on the inactive voter list. The county recorder shall post this information on the county recorder's website and shall redact the voter's date of birth, driver license number, nonoperating identification license number and social security number or portion of that number, as applicable, before publishing or posting the list.

2. After the primary and general election and five days before the county canvass, the county recorder or other officer in charge of ELECTIONS shall publish and post in digital format on the county's WEBSITE all of the following:

(a) A list of all persons who voted and their method of voting.

(b) All ballot images with the unique identifying number from the ballot.

(c) The cast vote record in a sortable format.

3. Early and provisional ballot tabulators shall imprint a unique identification number on each early ballot tabulated so as to allow the ballot image to be linked to the physical ballot. Early and provisional ballots shall be separated by precinct, tabulated and stored by precinct.  Election day ballots also shall be stored by precinct after tabulation.

4. The officer in charge of elections shall ensure that paper ballots are sorted and stored in a manner that allows for convenient retrieval. END_STATUTE