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Nonpartisan voter information is available from a number of sources. Among them are the Arizona Citizens Clean Elections Commission which provides information about candidates for state offices, and mails a Voter Guide to registered voters.

More information about the arts and culture issues at stake in this election are available from these sources.


In the News

Here and Now: Why Are Fine Arts Funding Shortfalls Familiar For Arizona?
Catherine "Rusty" Foley, KJZZ, July 13, 2016

State of Arizona Increases Investment in the Arts, Awards $2,266,000 in Grants Statewide
Arizona Commission on the Arts, July 6th, 2016

Here and Now: Arizona Commission on the Arts Allotted $1.5M tn State Budget
Jaime Dempsey, KJZZ, May 19, 2016

Arizona Artbeat: Funding for the Arts
Catherine "Rusty" Foley and Jaime Dempsey, Arizona Horizons, May 16, 2016

Elections 2016
The Arizona Republic

Meet Your Local Election Candidates
East Valley Tribune, August 3, 2016

AZ Schools Now: How State Legislators Voted on Education
Arizona Schools Now, August 2016

Children’s Action Alliance Candidate Surveys
Children's Action Alliance


Candidate Endorsements



Federal funding for Arts & Culture

Arts and culture in Arizona benefits from three investments by three federal agencies devoted to promoting the availability and accessibility of arts, culture and humanities.

Support from these agencies contributes in excess of $5 million a year to Arizona arts organizations, museums and other culture institutions and libraries. Learn more about their work here.

Americans for the Arts Action Fund Congressional Scorecard

Presidential candidates and where they stand on arts & culture

National Endowment for the Arts

National Endowment for the Humanities

Institute for Museums and Library Services

What Americans Believe About the Arts
Americans for the Arts

Ten Questions to Ask Candidates for the U.S. Congress
Americans for the Arts Action Fund

AZ Commission on the Arts

The Arizona Commission on the Arts (ACA) is a 50-year-old agency of the State of Arizona (A.R.S. 41-981) authorized to deliver grants, programs and services that contribute to the availability of arts programming and services for the benefits of Arizona citizens. It is governed by a 15-member Commission appointed by the Governor, and is funded by various state-funding streams and matching grants from the National Endowment for the Arts.

Visit the ACA website for information on state-sponsored grant programs and activities, and an archive of important information about the arts industry.

 Arizona Citizens for the Arts will be communicating with you about the election this fall. 

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