Arizona Secretary of State
Election Services Division

For Immediate Release

Secretary of State Jane Dee Hull Posts Arizona's Final, Unofficial Election Results on the World Wide Web

Phoenix, AZ 14Nov96,10:30 a.m. All counties have completed counting the votes for the candidates whose names appeared on the 1996 General Election ballot, and the final, unofficial numbers are posted on the Secretary of State's website. Maricopa County will finalize the numbers for all write-in candidates by Friday, November 15, 1996, but those results will not appear on the website. The web address is:

In the closely-watched Congressional District 6 race, incumbent Republican J.D. Hayworth prevailed over Democratic challenger Steve Owens by 2,474 votes. The numbers were:

Hayworth - 121,431

Owens - 118,957

Anderson (Libertarian) - 14,899

Statewide voter turnout was 63.9%, substantially higher than the nationwide turnout percentage, but slightly lower than anticipated by Arizona's election officials and significantly lower than the 77% turnout in 1992.

The official canvass will be signed by the Secretary of State at 2:00 p.m., Monday, November 25, 1996 in her office conference room. The address is 1700 West Washington, 7th Floor, Phoenix, Arizona.

The presidential electors will meet on Monday, December 16, 1996 in the Secretary of State's conference room to cast their ballots for the office of president. The time is set by Congress, and has not been communicated to the Secretary of State as of the date of this press release.

Jane Dee Hull
Secretary of State
602/542-1575 (fax)

Lisa K. Daniel
State Election Director
602/542-6172 (fax)

1700 W. Washington Street, 7th Floor
Phoenix, Arizona 85007