elections department

Sep 21, 2018

Audit: election mishaps due to faulty equipment, no backup plan

Malfunctioning voting equipment and the lack of a back-up plan led to 62 polling locations opening late for the Aug. 28 primary election, the Maricopa County auditors concluded.

Oct 29, 2010

County elections director hails permanent early voting system

Karen Osborne has been leading the Maricopa County Elections Department for 15 years. Osborne sat down with the Arizona Capitol Times on Oct. 12 to discuss elections reforms, past voting controversies and what the future holds for voters.