WASHINGTON – With a year until the next election, Democratic freshmen in three competitive Arizona congressional districts are continuing to stockpile cash for their re-election bids, according to the latest campaign finance reports.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.
Still not enough to turn Arizona blue
It has practically become party doctrine among Arizona Democrats that the growing Latino population will turn the state purple, if not blue. To many, it’s simply a matter of when, not if.
Gallardo: HB2305 unnecessary, election problems could be solved with leftover HAVA money
Several provisions of HB2305 were drafted in direct response to problems in the 2012 election, when it took 11 days to call a close congressional race and an all-time high number of voters were forced to cast provisional ballots.
Arizona’s top lawman and elections official are joining with the the architect of SB1070 to force a commission to put Arizona’s proof-of-citizenship requirement on federal voter registration forms.Read More »
New senator has lived in many homes far from his district
By all accounts, new state Sen. Carlyle Begay is highly qualified for public office.
He has impressed lawmakers, county and city officials and even the Governor’s Office with his credentials as a student of public health. And he boasts extensive work with American Indian communities as the vice president of business development at the American Indian Health Management and Policy group in Phoenix, where he has worked since 2006.
Libertarians, Greens will look to courts if election referendum fails
Even if the referendum drive against the omnibus elections measure HB2305 falls short, Greens and Libertarians may still be able to strike down a requirement in the legislation that dramatically increases the number of signatures they need to get on the ballot.
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 »
When Jim Giles went to his Biltmore area polling place on Nov. 6, as he has done every election year for the past three decades, he got an unwelcome surprise.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 »