Democrats and voting rights advocates say they have lawyers and volunteers ready to respond to poll watchers mobilized by Verify the Vote, an Arizona offshoot of a tea party-backed group dedicated to preventing voter fraud.Read More »
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Republican congressional candidate Vernon Parker was working the phones Saturday, calling voters in Arizona's 9th Congressional District from his headquarters in Phoenix and urging them to vote.Read More »
After hours of heated discussion, the Maricopa County Republican Committee passed a resolution Thursday night opposing the continued leadership of the current Arizona Senate President and House Speaker.Read More »
With over 60 percent of Arizona voters expected to cast early ballots this year, state and county election officials say the public should be confident that the verification process is effective at preventing fraud.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 »
Action on a proposed settlement offered in the death of a Maricopa County jail inmate was postponed when critics of Sheriff Joe Arpaio disrupted a Board of Supervisors meeting.Read More »
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio has launched a TV commercial that accuses his Democratic rival Paul Penzone of abusing his wife in a 2003 domestic dispute.Read More »
A federal judge made the right call in concluding that Arizona’s law banning abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy is constitutional, Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery argued in written briefs filed today with the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.Read More »