How an Arizona official is making Cochise County a “laboratory” for election skepticism
David Stevens had never supervised a ballot count. He didn’t know how he would count nearly 50,000 ballots by hand, who would help, or where he would find enough space to do it. But that didn’t dissuade him.
Hobbs, legislature should prioritize funding for Border Strike Task Force
As the head of agencies that benefit from the state investment in law enforcement activities related to border crime, the Arizona Sheriff’s Association members urge Gov. Katie Hobbs to consider the important work done using the border task force dollars that have gone for local law enforcement throughout the state.
Arizona’s shipping container wall on border is coming down
Former Republican Gov. Doug Ducey's border barrier of shipping containers has been largely dismantled in time for a new Democratic administration, costing tens of millions of dollars over just a few months as they were set up and taken down again.
Biden administration asks judge to allow removal of containers at border
The Biden administration is asking a federal judge to let it remove the hundreds of double-stacked storage containers Gov. Doug Ducey has placed along the border and then bill the state for the costs.
Protesters block shipping container construction on border
Progress on Gov. Doug Ducey’s shipping container border barrier has been halted in Cochise County since late November as activists stand in front of heavy machinery.
State elections director wants investigation of two Cochise County supervisors amid election certification drama
The state elections director wants prosecutors to investigate and "take appropriate enforcement actions'' against two Cochise County supervisors who refused to certify election results by the deadline as legally required.
Judge tosses Hamadeh’s legal bid to be declared winner in AG race
A judge on Tuesday tossed out Abe Hamadeh's legal bid to have himself declared the winner in the race for attorney general.
Cochise County delays election certification, despite risk of violating law
Cochise County Supervisors Peggy Judd and Tom Crosby voted today to defy the election certification deadline and delayed their vote to Friday, putting the county in violation of Arizona law and at risk of nullifying their residents’ votes.
Maricopa County supervisors certify election results, receive threats, criticism
The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors unanimously voted to certify the 2022 election after two hours of public comment and extensive presentations from election officials.
Election challenges mount
Kris Mayes is asking a judge to toss a bid by her Republican foe to void the results of the election which shows her winning the race for attorney general.
2nd Arizona county delays certifying election, for now
A second Republican-controlled Arizona county on Monday delayed certifying the results of this month's election as a protest against voting issues in Maricopa County that some GOP officials have blamed for their losses in top races including the contest for governor.
Final vote tally shows Mayes wins as attorney general, race heading for recount
Democrat Kris Mayes is expected to be the next attorney general of Arizona. That’s according to the final tally of all votes showing that Mayes, a former Republican member of the Arizona Corporation Commission, outpolled GOP foe Abe Hamadeh by 510 votes out of more than 2.5 million ballots for that race.