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November 13, 2015

Filing paperwork for candidates who have filed for the Presidential Preference Election, scheduled for March 22, 2016, is available online, and will be updated regularly as candidates file:

November 13, 2015


Who:     Michele Reagan, Secretary of State

               Dr. Ben Carson, Republican presidential candidate

What:    Filing as a candidate for the Presidential Preference Election ballot

When:   Saturday, November 14 @ 2 p.m. (media MUST arrive by between Noon & 1 p.m. for Secret Service security screening)

Where: Office of the Secretary of State, 1700 W. Washington St., 7th Floor, Phoenix

November 12, 2015

PHOENIX – The presidential election cycle has officially begun in Arizona, as Candidates for the state’s Presidential Preference Election, more commonly called the Presidential Primary, may formally file to have their name appear on the March 22, 2016 ballot.

November 6, 2015


Phoenix - As NASCAR roars into the valley, Secretary of State Michele Reagan and the Arizona Capitol Museum are celebrating with a special exhibit of the four trophies to be awarded during the fall race weekend at Phoenix International Raceway.  The special display runs from Friday, November 6, to Tuesday November 10 (closed Sunday).

November 5, 2015

Phoenix – Following up on her call for a dark money group to comply with a court order, Secretary Reagan and Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery have filed a motion which seeks to hold the Committee for Justice and Fairness (CJF) in contempt of court. 

November 5, 2015













Phoenix – The latest voter registration figures have been released and according to Secretary of State Michele Reagan, the number of registered voters has grown to 3,299,906, an increase of 47,219 since the last report in July. 

November 4, 2015

Phoenix - The Governor’s Council on Blindness and Visual Impairment (GCBVI) welcomed the appointment of Ms. Janet Fisher as an executive member.  Janet will share her expertise in government information, personnel management, planning and research with the GCBVI. Additionally, she will serve on the GCBVI Public Information Committee.  Ms. Fisher will be filling the positions formerly held by Linda Montgomery who retired from the Arizona Braille and Talking Book Library at the end of July.

October 15, 2015

PHOENIX – While the gunfight at the O.K. Corral in Tombstone is arguably the most infamous in Arizona History, it was not the deadliest. That distinction goes to the February 1918 Power Cabin Shootout. The story has been made into an award-winning documentary, “Power’s War,” by filmmaker Cameron Trejo. The State Archives will host a special screening, 1 p.m., October 23.

October 14, 2015

PHOENIX – In celebration of White Cane Day, the Arizona Talking Book Library will participate in different events throughout the valley. The Talking Book Library provides books, magazines and other library resources in alternate formats for all Arizona residents whose visual, learning or physical disabilities prevent the reading of conventional print materials.

October 15th, representatives will be at the Tempe White Cane Day Resource Fair at the Tempe Public Library, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

October 13, 2015


What:         Demo of U.S. Patent & Trademark Office trademark application system

Who:          USPTO Managing Attorney Craig Morris

When:        October 21, 2015 @ 3 p.m.

Where:       State Library of Arizona, Con Cronin Commons Meeting Room, 1700 W. Washington St. Phoenix AZ 85007


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