Senate Democrats and Republicans sparred Wednesday over whether voter ID laws, attempts to purge voter rolls and restricted early voting were legitimate efforts to stop fraud or mainly Republican strategies to hold down Democratic votes.Read More »
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Arizona Secretary of State Ken Bennett has accepted an invitation to testify before the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday in Washington D.C.Read More »
The widely discredited conspiracy theories surrounding President Barack Obama’s birth certificate were alive and well at the casting of Arizona’s electoral votes.Read More »
Secretary of State Ken Bennett and other Arizona officials are breaking ground Friday for construction of a World War II memorial to be located in Wesley Bolin Memorial Plaza in Phoenix.Read More »
Pima County Recorder F. Ann Rodriguez was a big proponent of the Permanent Early Voter List. In in 2007, she suggested creating it and then testified at the Legislature on behalf of the idea.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer slipped out of the country and into war-torn Afghanistan for a few days, visiting U.S. troops, including National Guard members from Arizona.Read More »
The clerical error that led to two different versions of a ballot measure was an honest mistake that did not confuse voters, and thus didn’t warrant Secretary of State Ken Bennett’s decision to bar measure from going to voters, the Supreme Court said in an opinion published today.Read More »
The state’s highest election official concluded that Gov. Jan Brewer can’t seek another term, an idea she has floated a few times.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 »
Following several close contests and two weeks of counting, Secretary Ken Bennett and other state officials today signed the official canvass and certified last month’s election results.
The move effectively ended the 2012 campaign cycle and heralded the start of the new one.