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elections, We the People Arizona Alliance, ballots, voters, Maricopa County, judge
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.  

Prop 211, campaign spending, Goddard, Symington, Tedesco, Voters' Right to Know Act, campaign spending
Sep 19, 2023

Arizonans might get chance to ditch historic system of electing public officials

Arizonans may get the chance to scrap the historic system by which nominees for public office are chosen, a move that, if successful, could reshape the state Legislature and congressional delegation.

Richer, Maricopa County, elections, Maricopa County Recorder, Republicans, Democrats, ballots, election
Sep 18, 2023

It’s time to give thanks, show appreciation to Richer

A welcoming Stephen Richer heads up the Maricopa County Recorder’s Office with knowledge and a dedication to continue meeting the needs of constituents, improving processes and procedures, and instilling confidence in Maricopa County elections.

Independents, Democrats, Republicans, voters, vote, parties, Richer
Sep 1, 2023

Independents, with a lowercase i, are now Arizona’s biggest voter group

The largest political party in Arizona is no longer a party. The latest voter registration numbers from the Arizona Secretary of State’s office show that independent voters edged out Republicans in July to become the largest single group of voters in the state.

Aug 23, 2023

Protecting Arizona election officials crucial ahead of upcoming elections

Instead of politicizing our election offices, we need to work together to ensure Arizona’s election officials have the proper resources to execute efficient, secure and streamlined elections. Ahead of critical state elections and the 2024 presidential elections, we need trust in our officials to do their job – free from harassment and threat. Our democracy depends on it. 

Aug 15, 2023

Petersen threatens lawsuit if state elections manual not revised

The top Senate Republican in Arizona is threatening litigation against Secretary of State Adrian Fontes over a proposed elections manual.  

Fontes, secretary of state, elections procedure manual, Republicans
Aug 10, 2023

Fontes rejects extending election manual comment period 

Arizona Secretary of State Adrian Fontes doesn’t plan to agree to a request from Republican lawmakers to extend a public comment period for a draft of the state’s election’s procedure guide. 

Jul 28, 2023

Arizona governor’s election task force recommends new laws

A governor's task force meeting behind closed doors approved recommending changes to election laws, a secrecy decision defended by a top aide to Gov. Katie Hobbs.

Cochise County, elections, voters, recorder, Crosby, Judd, Stevens, conspiracy theories
Jul 6, 2023

County mired in frivolous lawsuits, sketchy hire

We’re peeved about the costly elections-related tussles in Cochise County: failed attempts to conduct an illegal 100% hand count of ballots; a lawsuit filed by two supervisors during an Open Meeting Law violation to compel our elections director to break the law; the intentional delay of canvassing election results and the transfer of election duties to our partisan election skeptic recorder.

Jun 16, 2023

Hobbs puts veto stamp to work again – 119 measures rejected

Arizona counties won't get state approval to start counting ballots by hand.

Jun 16, 2023

‘It was a nightmare’: Pinal County builds new elections space after cramped quarters contribute to errors

Construction is under way on a $29 million, 53,000-square-foot elections center in the nearby county seat of Florence, which will have more than enough room to keep voter registration, early voting, and Election Day activities under one roof.

LD26, candidates, Maricopa County, House, Senate, Crews
Jun 5, 2023

Crews appointed to fill LD26 House vacancy 

The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors filled the vacancy in the state House of Representatives after appointing Quantá Crews to represent Legislative District 26.