Consensus 1972; revised 1973, 1991; Reviewed 1995, Amended 2009

The League of Women Voters of Arizona supports an accessible system of registration and election, with uniform and standardized procedures throughout the state. Therefore, the League supports:

  • Mail-in registration procedures, but opposes Election Day registration at the polls as an invitation to fraud.
  • Increase in pay for legislators.
  • Four-year terms for State Legislators, with no limit on the number of terms which they may serve,
  • An income tax check-off to provide partial funding of legislative elections through the subsidy of some television time for issue discussion by ballot qualified candidates.
  • A requirement for complete financial disclosure by candidates for public office.
  • A cap on gifts to public officials, and reporting of all gifts.
  • Prohibiting elected officials lobbying for remuneration of any kind for at least one year after leaving office.
  • Prohibiting election officials from using surplus campaign funds for personal use, or from taking them along when leaving office.
  • All government agencies being required to report all their lobbying activities, expenditures and gifts to public officials.
  • The monitoring of vote counting in state and local elections.

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