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 »
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More than 600,000 early and provisional ballots statewide have yet to be processed and counted, Arizona Secretary of State Ken Bennett said Wednesday.Read More »
Voters will decide Tuesday whether to give the self-proclaimed toughest sheriff in America a sixth term as he faces his most serious political challenge.Read More »
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 »
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 »