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Voter Registration Initiative put forth by Kyrene Elementary School District to celebrate Patriot’s Day


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  • Nancy Dudenhoefer/Kyrene Elementary School District

Kyrene

Arizona Secretary of State, Michelle Reagan joined former Kyrene Superintendent Dr. Ben Furlong, former Arizona legislator, Rep. Bob Robson and former Kyrene Governing Board member Michelle Hirsch on Monday, April 17, 2017, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the District Office, 8700 S. Kyrene Road, Tempe, AZ 85284, to register Kyrene employees to vote.

“It’s important that we model good citizenship for our students, and that starts by doing our civic duty and registering to vote,” said Dr. Jan Vesely, Kyrene Superintendent. “We should lead by example and be registered to vote.”

Voter Registration Information 
To register to vote in Arizona you must meet the following qualifications (A.R.S. §16-101):
  • Be a United States citizen
  • Be a resident of Arizona and the county listed on your registration
  • Be 18 years of age or older on or before the day of the next regular General Election

Individuals may apply to register to vote in elections for Federal office using the Federal Voter Registration Form. In using the Federal Form, applicants are not required to provide proof of citizenship in order to register to vote in elections for Federal office.

You cannot register to vote in Arizona if (A.R.S. §16-101):

  • You have been convicted of a felony and have not yet had your civil rights restored
  • You have been adjudicated incompetent
Background
 
Kyrene Elementary School District has consistently been one of the top districts in Arizona. There are 25 schools in the District (19 elementary and 6 middle schools).  The District’s boundaries encompass all of Ahwatukee, and parts of Chandler, Guadalupe, Tempe, and the Gila River Indian Reservation. Kyrene enrolls approximately 17,500 students in K-8 grades and over 400 preschool children. 
  
In addition to our regular classrooms, we offer educational options for those who prefer an alternative or enhanced approach to learning. These options include arts integration, dual language, traditional, college preparatory, leadership, and gifted. In addition, we offer a variety of on-site community programs available before/after school and during school breaks.
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