Voter registration deadlines extended in Az, NM, Utah

PRESS RELEASE – WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. – On Monday, U.S. District Court Judge Steven P. Logan issued a ruling that extends the state of Arizona’s voter registration deadline until 5:00 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 23, 2020. You can register to vote online at or by mail or in-person. The ruling is the result of a lawsuit filed by several voter advocacy groups that challenged the original Oct. 5 deadline for the state of Arizona.

For the state of New Mexico, Tuesday, Oct. 6 is the last day to register to vote online at or by mail – must be postmarked by Oct. 6. However, you can still register to vote or update your voter registration information in-person at your county clerk’s office until Saturday, Oct. 31.

In Utah, the last day to register to vote online at is 5:00 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 23, 2020, and mail-in registration forms must be received by Oct. 23. You can still register to vote at any early voting location or at a polling location on election day.

“We encourage all of our Navajo people to register to vote and let your voices be heard in the upcoming Nov. 3rdgeneral election. You can register online, by phone, by mail, or in-person. Our Navajo people, and all Indigenous peoples throughout the country, have a strong voice and influence when we vote. The Nez-Lizer Administration has provided many opportunities to register during our food and care package distribution events as well. Please register to vote today,” said Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez.

“The COVID-19 pandemic has created so many unprecedented challenges for our Navajo people, including being able to register to vote. Monday’s ruling for the state of Arizona expands the opportunity for our people to register and to vote in the upcoming election. Please take the initiative to register to vote and please encourage your family members and friends to do the same. Let our voices be heard,” Vice President Myron Lizer stated.

For more information about voter registration, early voting, and other information:

U.S. Election Assistance Commission


Phone: (866) 747-1471

State of Arizona


Phone: (602) 542-4285

State of Utah


State of New Mexico


Phone: 1-800-477-3632

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