Mohave County starts election prep

Early voting starts Oct. 11; general election is Nov. 6

KINGMAN - The Mohave County Elections Department is gearing up for November's general election.

The office and the Arizona Secretary of State's Office will be testing county voting equipment for early voting sites starting at 10:35 a.m. on Oct. 4.

Early voting starts Oct. 11. Early voting sites will be open from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, except for the Bullhead site, which is open from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m.

The early voting sites are located at the Kingman Nutritional Annex (behind the Senior Center), 1776 Airway, Suite B; at the Bullhead City Mohave County Library Branch, 1170 E. Hancock Rd.; and at Lake Havasu City's Aquatic Community Center, 100 Park Ave.

The last day to cast an early ballot at one of the early voting sites is Nov. 2.

The two offices will test the equipment again before the general election at 9 a.m. on Oct. 24.

The public is welcome to attend and observe the equipment testing.

The Voter Registration Department also reminds voters that election mail cannot be forwarded.

If you moved, you need to register your new address with the department. The last day to register to vote in the general election is Oct. 9.

Voters can pick up a registration form at any county library, the Arizona Motor Vehicle Department, the U.S. Post Office, the Voter Registration Department at the Mohave County Recorder's Office and at the two political party headquarters.

The Republican Party Headquarters in Kingman is at 1608 Stockton Hill Road, Suite 102, and the Democratic Party Headquarters is at 620 E Beale St, suite 4. You can also register online at www.servicearizona.com.

If you are registered to vote and have not received your new voter registration card with the new congressional and legislative districts, call the Voter Registration Department at (928) 753-0767.

The elections department also has copies of large print editions of the Secretary of State's "What's on My Ballot?" booklet with information on the various propositions and the Clean Elections booklet on the various candidates running for office.

Both the elections department and the voter registration department have been receiving calls about campaign signs. Campaign sign complaints are handled by the Mohave County Planning and Zoning Department, call (928) 757-0903.