Election Day

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Sep 20, 2023

Judge considering if company’s work on elections opens vendor up to public records request

A superior court judge is mulling whether Runbeck Election Services’ work on Maricopa County elections was substantial enough to open the vendor up to public records requests.  

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Aug 29, 2023

Maricopa County Republican Committee wants state GOP to cancel Arizona’s usual presidential preference elections

The Maricopa County Republican Committee wants the state GOP to cancel Arizona's normal presidential preference election and instead hold its own vote -- one that would not include any mail-in balloting and would require anyone who wants to vote to show up and vote in-person on Election Day.

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Aug 23, 2023

Court refuses to take up Hamadeh’s bid to overturn AG’s race results

The Arizona Supreme Court refused late Wednesday to take up Abe Hamadeh's bid to overturn the results of the attorney general's race, at least at this point.

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Aug 4, 2023

Hamadeh asks court to order new trial in his bid to overturn AG race

Claiming legal errors and improper government interference, Abe Hamadeh is asking the Arizona Supreme Court to order that he be given a new trial in his bid to overturn the race for attorney general.

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Aug 2, 2023

Rural counties debate prospect of hand counting election ballots

More rural counties toyed with the prospect of hand counting ballots in the 2024 election this week, on the urging of two state lawmakers, a handful of board members and constituents with election trust issues.

Jul 16, 2023

Court to hear arguments on full hand counts in Cochise County

At least one appellate court judge appears ready to let Cochise County do a full hand count of its early ballots. But not of those voted at polling places.

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Jun 28, 2023

Pinal County elections director quits, says she wasn’t protected

The elections director of Pinal County has resigned after less than a year in the job, saying county supervisors had tried to politicize elections in the small jurisdiction east of Phoenix.

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May 26, 2023

After botching election results, Arizona county wants to try hand-counting ballots

After human error in Pinal County’s midterm election caused officials to initially fail to count hundreds of ballots, the county’s supervisors now want to try counting ballots by hand.

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May 23, 2023

Lake says she will appeal judge’s ruling confirming she lost election

Kari Lake said Tuesday she will appeal Monday's ruling confirming the election of Katie Hobbs as governor, brushing aside the fact that the judge said her key evidence in seeking to overturn the result was legally irrelevant.

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Apr 12, 2023

Judge allowing Hamadeh to argue for new trial in fight for AG spot

Abe Hamadeh is going to get a chance to argue that he's entitled to a new trial in his bid to overturn the results of the election for attorney general.

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Apr 10, 2023

Commission: election printer failures caused by ballot paper thickness, length

An independent review commission deployed by the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors found the printer failures across the county in the 2022 general election were caused by ballot paper thickness and length that made printers perform, “at the extreme edge of their capability.”

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Mar 17, 2023

Bill would strip voters’ ability to drop off early ballots on Election Day

It's being billed as a method to get more rapid election results. But a measure awaiting Senate debate would strip people who get early ballots in the mail of the option to hang on to them until the last minute and then simply drop them off at a polling place on Election Day.