Politicians and voting rights advocates continue to clash over whether photo ID and other voting requirements are needed to prevent voter fraud, but a News21 analysis and recent court rulings show little evidence that such fraud is widespread.Read More »
The Arizona Capitol Times investigates an oft-repeated rumor that people could commit voter fraud by opening a ballot using a microwave and a bowl of water. Does it work?Read More »
A bill to keep voters from casting ballots using the names of dead people received preliminary approval Monday in the Arizona Senate even though there was no evidence that type of fraud was occurring in the state.Read More »
Insisting there must be fraud taking place, a Republican-controlled House committee voted today to make it a felony to take someone else's early ballot to a polling place.Read More »
Arizona’s election laws saw some significant overhauls during the 2015 legislative session, as well as some major proposals that fell short.Read More »
A video which shows a Citizens for a Better Arizona canvasser dropping hundreds of ballots into a box at the Maricopa County Elections Department has re-ignited the debate over “ballot harvesting” by voter outreach groups. The practice is perfectly legal. But that hasn’t stopped critics from claiming voter fraud and even posting death threats against the canvasser in the comments section of the video on YouTube.Read More »
Arizona's top elections official says an Arizona woman has been convicted of voting in two states during the 2010 general election.Read More »
Conflicting policies likely to produce headaches as elections approach
Attorney General Tom Horne says he suspects the few voters who didn’t prove their citizenship when they registered with federal forms are in the U.S. illegally.
Mysterious visits to south Phoenix home became catalyst for new elections law
Rey Valenzuela was at his home in south Phoenix during election season last year when a young man, clipboard in hand, knocked on his door and asked for his wife.
The referendum effort against the state’s controversial new election law is now facing a two-pronged opposition, as a second political action committee filed paperwork July 23 to fight the referendum.Read More »