Voter Education

“If Indian citizens cannot participate in the state electoral processes—if they cannot vote—then the principles of democracy are seriously weakened. If Indian citizens cannot or will not vote, then the achievements of Harry Austin and Frank Harrison can be lost and their sacrifices made meaningless.”

President Clinton Pattea, Fort Mcdowell, Yavapai Nation
(excerpt from History of Indian Voting in Arizona)

Your Vote-Our Future is a statewide resource to encourage voter turnout among American Indians and Alaska Natives in Arizona.  Organized by the Inter Tribal Council of Arizona, Inc., “Your Vote – Our Future” has been supported by the Tribes in Arizona since 2006.  We encourage all Tribes in Arizona to designate a point of contact staff to help coordinate Get-Out-the-Vote (GOTV) efforts in their community and to access updates and additional resources during each election year.

Arizona Shelby Response Project: Modernizing Elections and Maximizing Voter Participation

If you would like more information about getting out the vote in your tribal community, please contact the Inter Tribal Council of Arizona, Inc. at (602) 258-4822.

DEADLINES FOR 2020 ELECTIONS

GENERAL ELECTIONS: November 3, 2020
Last Day to Mail in Ballot: October 27, 2020
Last Day to Request Mail in Ballot: October 23, 2020
Last Day to Register: October 15, 2020 at midnight
Early Voting Begins: October 7, 2020

Contact

Travis L. Lane
travis.lane@itcaonline.com