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June 13, 2017

Secretary of State Michele Reagan has announced the Arizona State Library, Archives and Public Records will award $800,000 in grants throughout the state for various library projects. The grant money was made possible with federal funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

June 5, 2017


More than 1800 families previously subjected to domestic violence, sexual, or stalking offenses have kept their residence addresses out of the hands of the general public and that of the perpetrator thanks to a program administered by the Secretary of State’s Office.

May 30, 2017

In July 2017, the Arizona State Library, Archives and Public Records will begin relocating collections from the library space in the 1938 Addition of the Capitol to the Polly Rosenbaum Building adjacent to the state capitol complex.

The collection of the Research Library at the Capitol contains more than one million items, including legal materials, state publications, patent and trademark resources, and federal documents in its role as a Regional Federal Depository Library. 

May 25, 2017

Secretary of State Michele Reagan praised Clifton Public Library in their effort to provide their community with improved access to reliable computer service, through the use of E-rate funding.

May 19, 2017

Arizona was the first state to introduce online voter registration. 15 years later, the Grand Canyon State is poised to make history again as the state’s election and voter registration administrators come together to build a new system that dramatically improves its security, accuracy, and efficiency for the next decade.

State and federal law require Arizona to hold a single, centralized, interactive statewide list that includes all voter registration information. Currently, Arizona operates VRAZ-II, an aging platform which reached its peak use in the late 1990’s.

May 12, 2017

The Arizona Secretary of State’s office and Iron Mountain Inc. have teamed up to begin a new era in Arizona’s records management program.  By utilizing Iron Mountain’s technology and multiple storage locations, the AZSOS Records Management Center will give state agencies and all public bodies a cost effective records management storage solution.

May 11, 2017
May 5, 2017

Arizonans will soon track political spending using Secretary of State Michele Reagan’s “See the Money” interactive web platform.  The new tool in the final stages of development will include expanded functionality made possible through a partnership with the Citizens Clean Elections Commission.

The partnership between the Secretary of State’s office and the Clean Elections Commission ensures citizens will be able to explore campaign finance information to learn about the people who write checks and politicians that cash them.

April 24, 2017

The latest voter registration figures have been released and according to Secretary of State Michele Reagan, the number of registered voters is 3,636,504, a decrease of 9,618 since the last report in January.

“Our counties do a great job to ensure the integrity of our voter registration lists is current and up-to-date,” said Secretary Reagan.  “This decrease in enrollment is a common result after each election cycle.”

March 6, 2017















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