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Author Archives: Kiera Riley Arizona Capitol Times

Lawsuit Ward, GOP file claims mail-in, early voting violates Constitution (access required)

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A lawsuit seeking to strike down mail-in voting had its day in the Court of Appeals today. The suit, filed by the Arizona Republican Party and party chair Kelli Ward against the Secretary of State, county recorders and the state, alleges the decades-old, mail-in early voting system violates the Arizona Constitution as it does not fulfill the provision that “secrecy in voting shall be preserved.” 

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Effectiveness of campaign signs questioned (access required)

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Printed political signs are a hallmark of election season. But as more focus shifts to digital strategies and new avenues to connect with voters, some campaign analysts say resources in campaigns are better spent elsewhere, while others still believe in the power of the political sign.  

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