Laura V. Sanchez was appointed Navajo County Recorder by the Board of Supervisors in June 2015 to fill the vacancy created by the retirement of Laurette “Lori” Justman. Laura began her service in the Voter Registration Department 8 years ago. In 2011 she was appointed Chief Deputy Recorder. Laura is a current member of the Arizona Association of Counties, the Recorder’s Association and the International Association of Clerks, Recorders, Election Officers and Treasurers. Laura is a Certified Elections Officer for the State of Arizona. Laura is also a member of the Navajo County Strategic Planning Committee.
Laura is a lifelong resident of Navajo County. Laura and her husband Gilbert have 3 daughters. Laura enjoys volunteering in her children’s activities and volunteering in her community and within Navajo County.
The Recorder’s Office is comprised of the recording division which includes voter registration, voter outreach and early voting. The Elections Department was placed under the supervision of the Recorder's Office in 2011 as directed by the Board of Supervisors.
Responsibilities in the Recorder’s Office include recording and maintaining, all documents including electronic recordings presented for permanent public record. All documents are handled in a timely manner and are easily accessible to the public. The Recorder, as Registrar of voters, is responsible for maintaining voter records and conducting early voting with accuracy and consistency in accordance with Federal and State requirements. Voter information is disseminated through our voter outreach program.
Laura welcomes the public to contact her with any questions or concerns. Feel free to email her directly using the Comments Page and her direct phone number is (928) 524-4191.