Fifty-fifth Legislature

Second Regular Session


HB 2236: voter registration; request required

Sponsor: Representative Hoffman, LD 12

Committee on Government & Elections


States that an agency, division or department of this state may not register a person to vote unless the person affirmatively requests to register to vote.


Current statute outlines the requirements for a resident of Arizona to be qualified to register to vote.  A person is qualified to register to vote if the person is:

1)   A citizen of the United States;

2)   Will be 18 or more years of age on or before the date of the regular general election following registration;

3)   Will have been a resident of Arizona 29 days before the election;

4)   Is able to make a mark or write the person's name, unless prevented from doing so by physical disability;

5)   Has not be convicted of a felony or treason, unless restored to civil rights; and

6)   Has not be adjudicated an incapacitated person as defined in statute (A.R.S. § 16-101).


1.   Prohibits a department, division, political subdivision or agency of this state or any person acting on its behalf from registering a person to vote unless that person affirmatively requests to register to vote.

☐ Prop 105 (45 votes)	     ☐ Prop 108 (40 votes)      ☐ Emergency (40 votes)	☐ Fiscal Note



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