With the protests over the high number of provisional ballots and delayed election results in 2012 still fresh in their minds, elections officials are taking steps to ensure the 2014 election is not a repeat.Read More »
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Women embarking on their first political campaign for public office got some advice from the pros at the Arizona Capitol Times’ third annual Women in Public Policy event at the W Hotel in Scottsdale on Nov. 20.Read More »
In the wake of Arizona’s 2012 general election, which was marred by large numbers of uncounted ballots holding up the decision in one congressional district race for 11 days, Secretary of State Ken Bennett said the election system isn’t broken. But he still wants to fix it.Read More »
People who said they registered for an early ballot but never received one. People confused about the identification needed to vote. People told they weren’t on a precinct’s voting list.Read More »
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s re-election campaign launched a robocall Monday warning that county officials don’t want voters to give their early ballot to anyone who offers to deliver it to the recorder’s office.
But that warning, the elections officials say, is not accurate.
Hispanic activists are threatening to sue Maricopa County Recorder Helen Purcell if she doesn’t retract and clarify a statement she made last week.Read More »
Maricopa County election officials say the wrong date was printed on several Spanish-language mailings containing new voter registration cards.Read More »
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio is no stranger to lawsuits - and he's not immune to losing them - yet his track record on legal battles during the past couple of weeks has been particularly poor.Read More »