Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Arizona Independents to Vote March 22 Primary You Must be Registered With A Party video

Arizona’s Presidential Preference (Primary) Election on March 22, 2016 is an opportunity for voters to let their parties know who they prefer as their presidential candidate for the General Election on November 8, 2016. Learn how to participate at It seems the Arizona election system throws voters a curve. After preaching independents can vote in party primaries, it then tells independents they can't vote in the state's presidential (primary) preference election.

Independents if they want to vote in presidential primary MUST re-register with one of the three parties, as long as they do it by Feb. 22.There's a different set of rules for voting in state primaries and the quadrennial preference election, said Gina Roberts, voter-education manager for the Citizens Clean Elections Commission. While independents can vote in party primaries for Legislature, governor and Congress, state law prohibits them from participating in the preference election.