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Mar 21, 2023

Bipartisan SB1324 would help restore trust in election’s process

SB1324 would bring public verifiability to an election process that is currently sagging under the weight of voter distrust and discord. 

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Sep 22, 2022

Candidates for top state election job to spar in debate

A Republican Arizona lawmaker who embraces election conspiracies and has former President Donald Trump's endorsement will spar with the Democrat who helped oversee the 2020 election in Maricopa County this evening as they both seek the state's top election post.

Jan 5, 2022

A year after Jan. 6 GOP Clears Path for 2022, beyond

In the weeks leading up to the deadly insurrection at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, a handful of Americans — including well-known Arizona politicians and obscure local bureaucrats — stood up to block then-President Donald Trump’s unprecedented attempt to overturn 2020 election results. In the year since, Trump-aligned Republicans in Arizona and other states […]

Mar 15, 2021

Judge penalizes AZGOP for election suit

A Maricopa County Superior Court judge is blasting the Arizona Republican Party, saying it filed an utterly meritless lawsuit solely to undermine public confidence in the 2020 General Election.

Oct 6, 2020

Judge rules for Fontes, Hobbs in video voting dispute

A judge said Monday that some people who vote remotely are legally entitled to use video screens to cast their ballot despite a state law that makes it illegal

Oct 5, 2020

Federal judge extends Arizona’s registration deadline to Oct. 23

In an October surprise, a federal judge extended Arizona’s voter registration deadline from Oct. 5 to Oct. 23.

Sep 15, 2020

System could help tribal members past one voter registration hurdle

Advocates said a new policy that lets Arizona residents without traditional street addresses register to vote online is not perfect – but it’s a vast improvement over the old process.

May 8, 2020

Pandemic’s role unknown in rise of early voters

Election officials say it’s nearly impossible to know if the pandemic has led to an increase in voters who have registered to the state’s Permanent Early Voting List compared to other election years because nobody keeps track of that data.

Nov 25, 2019

The Breakdown: HOBB-ling toward 2020

The Arizona Secretary of State’s campaign finance websites are broken.

Nov 22, 2019

Campaign finance websites still broken as election 2020 nears

The 2020 election is a year away and the state’s campaign finance websites are broken.

Sep 2, 2019

Election officials, advocates push to use college IDs for voting

As Katie Hobbs prepared to take over as Arizona’s newly elected secretary of state, one question was repeatedly asked: Can a student ID be used to vote?

Dec 14, 2018

Billionaire identified as source of $500K contribution to Ducey campaign

Gov. Doug Ducey's reelection campaign is quietly conceding that a $500,000 donation listed as coming from a newly formed company actually was a billionaire who works for a company that owns more than two dozen auto dealerships in the state.