1996 Elections in Arizona

The Libertarian Party of Arizona ran the following candidates in the November 1996 elections:

Anderson's 6% showing was the balance of power in a very close race, with the Republican and Democrat each getting 47% (the Republican won by fewer than a thousand votes).

Arizona had the highest percentage of votes going to Libertarian presidential candidate Harry Browne, with a total of 13,742 votes (1.0%).

Along with California voters, Arizona voters approved a ballot initiative legalizing marijuana for medicinal purposes.