Drawing for 2016 Presidential Preference Election Ballot Order

For Immediate Release
December 11, 2015

Who: Secretary of State Michele Reagan
What: Drawing for 2016 Presidential Preference Election Ballot Order
When: Tuesday, December 15, 2015
Where: Historic House Chamber, 3rd Floor Capitol Museum

Secretary of State Michele Reagan will draw the ballot order of Arizona's Presidential Preference Election, Tuesday, December 15, 2015 at 10:00 a.m.  The order of names will be determined by the random selection of jumbled ping pong balls dispensed from an Arizona lottery machine with candidate’s names printed on them.

The ballot draw will occur at in the Historic House Chamber on the 3rd Floor of the state museum at the state capitol.

The PPE is a preference election, whereby registered voters of participating, recognized political parties cast their vote for who they prefer the Arizona delegates cast their vote for at their party's national convention. The 2016 PPE will be held on March 22, 2016, with a registration deadline of February 22, 2016.

For a current listing of candidates, please visit http://bit.ly/1MxJf7k.

Candidates, their representatives and the media are invited to attend the ballot order drawing.

FYI: Arizona’s “open primary” provisions do not apply to the presidential preference election. In order to cast a ballot in the March 22nd election, “independents” must be registered with a political party by February 22, 2016.




Matt Roberts
Director of Communications
Michele Reagan, Secretary of State
[email protected]
(602) 540-3521