Arizona Secretary of State

Employer / Organization

Arizona

Next Election

Nov 06, 2018

Filing Window

Apr 30, 2018 - May 30, 2018

Description

The Arizona Secretary of State's office is charged with a number of important state functions, including serving as acting governor when the governor is absent from the state. Like lieutenant governors in other states, the Secretary of State is first in line to succeed the governor in the event of death, resignation or removal from office. The Secretary of State's office records the partnerships of businesses in Arizona, and registers trade names, trademarks, and issues certificates of registration.

Application Guidelines
1) Contact the Arizona Secretary of State's office to confirm that your registered address qualifies you for the position you intend to run for, and that you meet other office specific qualifications. Inquire as to whether the position has a primary election before the general election. 2) Complete the required filing papers and submit the required filing papers to the Arizona Secretary of State's office. The filing papers must be accompanied by candidate nomination petitions. 3) Submit the required filing papers accompanied by candidate nomination petitions between 120 and 90 days prior to the primary election. For 2018, this window occurs between April 30th, 2018 and May 30th, 2018. If you have any questions please contact the Arizona Secretary of State Elections Division by phone at 602-543-8683. For more information see: http://www.azsos.gov/elections/running-office

Submit application to:
Office of the Secretary of State, Elections Division, Phoenix, Arizona, 85007, US