2020 Election News

Jan 12, 2021

State Senate issues new subpoenas to examine election equipment, voter records

Senate Republicans demanded late today that Maricopa County officials turn over election equipment by 9 a.m. Wednesday, right as the two groups head back to court to tangle over whether the Senate has the legal authority to request that information.

Jan 7, 2021

Some Republicans stay silent, others push for probe

With few exceptions, Arizona Republicans have stayed silent or actively joined in attempts to overturn the results of the 2020 election, even as many of their national colleagues began speaking up.

Jan 7, 2021

Lawmakers’ arguments to overturn election fall short

Arizona finally got its 11 electoral votes for Joe Biden counted late January 6 after Congress reconvened – and after a majority of federal lawmakers rejected claims on how the tally here was unreliable.

Jan 4, 2021

Ward pleas to Alito to step into election dispute

The head of the Arizona Republican Party is making a last-minute plea to a member of the U.S. Supreme Court to give her the ruling she wants that could keep President Trump in the White House for another for years.

Jan 4, 2021

Attorney: GOP lawmakers want to give AZ voter information to Giuliani to examine

The attorney for Maricopa County is accusing state senators of demanding access to voting equipment and records to turn them over to an attorney for President Trump.

Jan 3, 2021

Court dismisses Ward election suit

A federal judge has tossed out a bid by Kelli Ward and other Arizona would-be Republican electors to force Vice President Mike Pence to use a different procedure when counting electoral votes this coming Wednesday.

Dec 31, 2020

AG sides with lawmakers in bid for election materials

The state's top prosecutor is siding with Republican legislators in their legal bid to demand access to election materials from Maricopa County.

Dec 28, 2020

Ward goes to court in Texas for Trump win in AZ

The head of the Arizona Republican Party is suing Vice President Mike Pence in a bid to give the election to Donald Trump.

Dec 24, 2020

Judge rejects GOP request to enforce subpoenas, leaves door open for more litigation

A judge has refused to order Maricopa County supervisors to comply with a legislative subpoena demanding access to various voting records and equipment.

Dec 23, 2020

Judge hears arguments on voter approved tax on rich

The fate of a voter-approve tax on the rich to fund education could depend on whether a judge believes the money raised will be "grants'' to school districts.

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Dec 22, 2020

Senators sue to get access to voting data

Republican state senators are going on the legal offensive in their bid to get access to Maricopa County voting equipment and materials – and do so ahead of the date Congress is set to ratify awarding Arizona's electoral votes going to Joe Biden.

Dec 17, 2020

LD17 – thin victory margins and a tie

Out in the Southeast Valley, the Loop 202 freeway is often seen as a political compass. To the north of it is dense with Democratic voters; to the south, suburbs that start with a kiss of GOP pink but soon deepen to a solid red.