Register by next Monday to vote in May school funding election

| April 13, 2016

It might seem like we just had an election, but it’s time for another: the deadline to register to vote in the May 17 election on the controversial Proposition 123 school-funding shift is Monday, April 18. A pension proposition will also be on the ballot.

Unlike the March presidential preference election, the May special election will be open to all registered voters in Arizona.

New voters, as well as those who have changed addresses or wish to change party registrations, can sign up at ServiceArizona.com.

Proposition 123, the Arizona Education Finance Amendment, would pull $3.5 billion from the general fund and the state land trust endowment to increase state support for schools over 10 years. It would eliminate an earlier boost to education funding approved by voters but that went unfunded by the Legislature. Despite the courts finding that lawmakers improperly withheld those funds, about $1.2 billion has gone unpaid to schools.

…Read the full article HERE

Please see related stories:

Importation election information:

  • LAST DAY TO REGISTER TO VOTE: Monday, April 18
  • EARLY VOTING BEGINS: Wednesday, April 20
  • LAST DAY TO REQUEST EARLY BALLOT:  Friday, May 6
  • LAST DAY TO VOTE EARLY IN PERSON: Friday, May 13

Tags: , , , ,

Category: Education

Comments are closed.