A Maricopa County analysis found that provisional ballots cast in the general election had more do with the number of people on a precinct’s permanent early voting list than any other factor, officials say.Read More »
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Two well-funded ballot initiatives went down in defeat last month, but as their final finance reports showed, their campaign coffers had perhaps foreshadowed the elections’ outcome.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer has taken a nearly week-long out-of-state work trip that was shrouded in secrecy Monday as she skipped an event to certify election ballots and her spokesman refused to disclose her location.Read More »
Voters responded with a resounding ‘no’ on Proposition 121, also known as the “top two” primary system, which would have created one primary for all candidates.Read More »
Election Day dragged on for two weeks before the final ballot was counted in Arizona, highlighting the challenges that elections officials face.Read More »
T.J. Shope, a Republican from Coolidge, and Juan Mendez, a Democrat from Tempe, share a lot in common.
Both are 27-year-old incoming state representatives. Both studied political science at Arizona State University and received bachelor’s degrees in 2008.
Arizona Secretary of State Ken Bennett is proposing a wholesale overhaul of the state's vote-counting system in the wake of embarrassing delays counting more than 630,000 ballots statewide from the Nov. 6 general election.Read More »
Voters overwhelmingly retained state Supreme Court Justice John Pelander, who struck back at Republican groups that called for his removal from the bench.Read More »
Shortly after noon on Election Day, Paul Garrett walked into his polling place in Mesa, ready to cast his vote. But when he got into line and told the poll worker his name, he was advised that he had already received his early ballot in the mail, so he would have to cast a provisional ballot.Read More »
Arizonans decided that 2012 would not be their last election cycle with a partisan primary. Proposition 121 failed by a whopping two-to-one margin. With more than 50 percent of precincts reporting, the initiative was down 67 percent to 33 percentRead More »