Article 1 General Provisions 16-400 – 16-410
Article 2 Election Precincts and Polling Places 16-411 – 16-413
Article 4 Voting Equipment 16-441 – 16-452
Article 5 Ballots and Supplies; Primary 16-461 – 16-468
Article 6 Ballots and Supplies; General 16-501 – 16-517
Article 7 Election Boards 16-531 – 16-537
Article 8 Early Voting 16-541 – 16-552
Article 8.1 Optional Special District Mail Ballot Elections 16-558 – 16-558.02
Article 9 Polling Place Procedures 16-562 – 16-594
Article 10 Tally and Returns 16-602 – 16-625
Article 11 Official Canvass 16-642 – 16-651
Article 12 Recounts 16-661 – 16-667
Article 13 Contest of Elections 16-671 – 16-678
Article 14 Ratification of Amendments to United States Constitution by Convention 16-701 – 16-711

Terms Used In Arizona Laws > Title 16 > Chapter 4 - Conduct of Elections

  • Adult: means a person who has attained eighteen years of age. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Affirmed: In the practice of the appellate courts, the decree or order is declared valid and will stand as rendered in the lower court.
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Ballot: means a paper ballot on which votes are recorded. See Arizona Laws 16-444
  • Bank: means a corporation that holds a banking permit issued pursuant to chapter 2 of this title. See Arizona Laws 6-101
  • Bribe: means anything of value or advantage, present or prospective, asked, offered, given, accepted or promised with a corrupt intent to influence, unlawfully, the person to whom it is given in that person's action, vote or opinion, in any public or official capacity. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Capital: means the total of outstanding common stock, preferred stock and surplus and undivided profits. See Arizona Laws 6-851
  • Certificate: means a certificate of authority issued under this chapter to engage in trust business. See Arizona Laws 6-851
  • Certificate: means a certificate of authority issued under this chapter to engage in trust business. See Arizona Laws 6-851
  • Common law: The legal system that originated in England and is now in use in the United States. It is based on judicial decisions rather than legislative action.
  • Computer program: includes all programs and documentation adequate to process the ballots at an equivalent counting center. See Arizona Laws 16-444
  • Counting center: means one or more locations selected by the board of supervisors for the automatic counting of ballots. See Arizona Laws 16-444
  • Department: means the department of insurance and financial institutions. See Arizona Laws 6-101
  • Electronic voting system: means a system in which votes are recorded on a paper ballot by means of marking, and such votes are subsequently counted and tabulated by vote tabulating equipment at one or more counting centers. See Arizona Laws 16-444
  • Federal deposit insurance corporation: includes any successor to the corporation or other agency or instrumentality of the United States that undertakes to discharge the purposes of the corporation. See Arizona Laws 6-101
  • Fiduciary: means a personal representative, administrator, guardian, conservator, trustee, agent or other person who acts in a fiduciary capacity and who is not exempt by section 6-852. See Arizona Laws 6-851
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • Instructions and procedures manual: means the manual prepared for use as a guide for the conduct of elections by an approved electronic voting system, including, but not limited to, detailed instructions for the performance of each task relating to the collection of ballots and the counting of votes in a manner that will provide maximum security, efficiency and accuracy. See Arizona Laws 16-444
  • Oath: includes an affirmation or declaration. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Oath: A promise to tell the truth.
  • Power of attorney: A written instrument which authorizes one person to act as another's agent or attorney. The power of attorney may be for a definite, specific act, or it may be general in nature. The terms of the written power of attorney may specify when it will expire. If not, the power of attorney usually expires when the person granting it dies. Source: OCC
  • Precedent: A court decision in an earlier case with facts and law similar to a dispute currently before a court. Precedent will ordinarily govern the decision of a later similar case, unless a party can show that it was wrongly decided or that it differed in some significant way.
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • Savings account: means monies received or held by the trust company in the usual course of business and for which the trust company is obligated to give conditional or unconditional credit. See Arizona Laws 6-881
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • superintendent: means the deputy director of the financial institutions division of the department. See Arizona Laws 6-101
  • Time deposit: means a deposit that the depositor does not have a right to withdraw for at least seven days after the date of deposit. See Arizona Laws 6-881
  • Trust business: means the holding out by a person to the public at large by advertising, solicitation or other means that the person is available to act as a fiduciary in this state and accepting and undertaking to perform the duties as such a fiduciary in the regular course of business. See Arizona Laws 6-851
  • Trust company: means a corporation holding a certificate issued under this article. See Arizona Laws 6-851
  • Trust company: means a corporation holding a certificate issued under this article. See Arizona Laws 6-851
  • Vote tabulating equipment: includes apparatus necessary to automatically examine and count votes as designated on ballots and tabulate the results. See Arizona Laws 16-444
  • Voting device: means an apparatus that the voter uses to record the voter's votes by marking a paper ballot, which votes are subsequently counted by electronic tabulating equipment. See Arizona Laws 16-444